sell art | log in | register

Kevin Fry

Private SellerUSA

  • Oscar Wilde artwork by Leonard Baskin - art listed for sale on Artplode
  • Oscar Wilde artwork by Leonard Baskin - art listed for sale on Artplode
  • Oscar Wilde artwork by Leonard Baskin - art listed for sale on Artplode
  • Oscar Wilde artwork by Leonard Baskin - art listed for sale on Artplode

About Artist:

Leonard Baskin (1922--2000), one of the most important Ameican artists of the 20th century, was a sculptor, wood engraver, book illustrator, graphic artist, writer, and teacher. 
 
While at Yale, Baskin founded Gehenna Press, a private press that specialized in producing fine prints, ranging from woodcuts and lithography to etching. He won many awards for his prints, including the Special Medal of Merit of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Gold Medal of the National Academy of Design, and the Gold Medal of the National Academy of Arts and Letters. 
 
His watercolors, prints, and sculptures can be found in the permanent collections of major international museums and art galleries, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Vatican Museum, in Vatican City, and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. In 1994, he was honored with a 52-year-old retrospective at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. 
 
He is also remembered for important sculptures, including the bronze statue erected at the Holocaust Memorial in Ann Arbor, MI, and the sculptures for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Woodrow Wilson Memorial, both in Washington, D.C.

Leonard Baskin

Oscar Wilde

  • 1990
  • 14 x 22 inches
  • Fine Art Category: watercolours
  • Medium: Watercolour on paper
  • Origin: USA
  • Certificate of Authenticity: yes
  • Provenance: Purchased from reputable dealer, 2003, Boston
  • Signed: Signed lower right
  • Comments:

    Reasonable and realistic offers considered.

  • Price: $5,400.00 USD
  • Seller: Kevin Fry, USA

Contact Seller...

  • Artplode ID: 3589
  • Artplode Seller ID: 6376

About Artist:

Leonard Baskin (1922--2000), one of the most important Ameican artists of the 20th century, was a sculptor, wood engraver, book illustrator, graphic artist, writer, and teacher. 
 
While at Yale, Baskin founded Gehenna Press, a private press that specialized in producing fine prints, ranging from woodcuts and lithography to etching. He won many awards for his prints, including the Special Medal of Merit of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Gold Medal of the National Academy of Design, and the Gold Medal of the National Academy of Arts and Letters. 
 
His watercolors, prints, and sculptures can be found in the permanent collections of major international museums and art galleries, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Vatican Museum, in Vatican City, and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. In 1994, he was honored with a 52-year-old retrospective at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. 
 
He is also remembered for important sculptures, including the bronze statue erected at the Holocaust Memorial in Ann Arbor, MI, and the sculptures for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Woodrow Wilson Memorial, both in Washington, D.C.







affiliates

Why not advertise your business on Artplode?

Browse Art.

  • - Fine Art Category
  • - Origin Of Art
  • - Subject
  • - Style
  • - Location Of Seller
  • - Price
  • - Size
  • - Date Of Creation
  • Browse Art By Seller