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Leonard Maurer Abstract Watercolor Painting, 1960

Item Details

Leonard Maurer (District of Columbia, 1912–1970)
Untitled, 1960
Watercolor and ink painting on paper
Signed to the lower right

Leonard Maurer, known for his abstract and modernist compositions in painting and printmaking, was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1912. Due to his father’s death, he left school to work several jobs, including one at a print company which allowed him to develop skills in sketching and printmaking. He then worked for the United States Army as a cartographer before WWII, a career he continued upon his return to the U.S. in 1945, where he worked for the U.S. Army Map Service in Washington D.C. He went on to earn a B.F.A. from American University, and then taught at Mt. Vernon College where he served as the chair of the art department until 1967. Maurer’s work has been widely exhibited across the United States, including being chosen to hang in the White House in 1969.

Condition

- toning to the mat concentrated to the edges; bumping and splitting to the corners of the mat; some wear to paper.

Dimensions

20.0" W x 15.75" H x 0.1" D

- measures mat; sheet measures 16.25" W x 12.25" H.

Item #

ITMGB28659

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