Leon Garland Ten Color Reproductions of His Paintings (with) a Handwritten Letter Signed Gifting the Work, from the Artist's Widow
(Leon Garland)

Chicago: Leon Garland Foundation, Inc., 1948. F A large portfolio, measuring approx. 14 1/4" x 17 1/4"; with an introductory commentary concerning the life and work of the artist, his philosophy and painterly themes; 10 color lithographs reproducing major works, collated complete, by Leon Garland (1896-1941) Russian-American painter, born in Bobriusk, resided in Chicago and taught at Hull House for many years, and also a WPA artist (WWW in American Art 1999); here reproducing works of seashore, occupational life, and Jewish village life remembered from his youth; (with) a hand-written note signed, dated Jan. 29th Chicago from Sadie Ellis (Garland) Dreikurs to a "Wilfred" gifting the portfolio, and mentioning travel with the recipient to Mexico and 'conferences' - Sadie Ellis Dreikurs (1900-1996) after her marriage to Garland ended with his death, married Rudolph Dreikurs, an Adlerian psychologist and began to develop art therapy methods based on Adlerian principles; printed on good quality heavy paper stock; in the original soft printed paper portfolio; covers separated; some edge, tips wear and dustiness to wraps; a hint of darkening to paper; very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 20508)


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