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Leo Meissner

Leo Meissner was born in Detroit, Michigan, and studied art at the Detroit School of Fine Arts and the Art Students League in New York with Guy Pene du Bois and George Luks. He entered printmaking in the 1920's with linoleum cuts and then specializing in wood engraving. Meissner won many prizes and awards which include the Pennell purchase prize from the Library of Congress, Southern Printmakers, and the Detroit Institute of Art. He is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the New York Public Library.



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Leo Meissner

American (1895-1977)
Sea Gulls
8 x 10 in.

Wood engraving, 1936, edition limited but unknown. Signed and dated in the block, lower left; not signed in pencil as usual. Full margins. Published by the American Artists Group.


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Sea Gulls



Leo Meissner

American (1895-1977)
Watchful Waiting (Scottish Terrier)
7-3/4 x 10-1/2 in.

Wood engraving, 1937, edition about 200. Initialed and dated in the block with the artist's monogram; not signed in pencil as usual. Printed on paper with watermark of an archer with bow and arrow. Full margins. Published by the American Artists Group.


$125.
Watchful Waiting  (Scottish Terrier)



Leo Meissner

American (1895-1977)
Tidal Surge
8-1/2 x 10-7/8 in.

Wood engraving, 1961, edition 200. Signed and titled in pencil. Printed on wove paper with good margins. The thirty-first publication print,1961, of the Prairie Print Makers, given as a gift print to their subscribing members. The publication information sheet is included with the image.


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Tidal Surge



Leo Meissner

American (1895-1977)
Memories of St. Augustine, Florida
8-1/2 x 11 in.

Wood engraving, c.1940, edition 30/50. Signed and numbered in pencil. In good condition printed on wove paper with large margins.


$400.
Memories of St. Augustine, Florida



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