Leon Gilmour
1907- ~ American-California

The Grand Canyon of the Colorado

$495.00

This wood engraving measures 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches on 10 3/4 x 12 inch thin wove type paper. Pencil signed and dated 1931 in the lower right. Pencil titled in the lower left. Artist's proof. An exciting print of patterned contours. Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Volcanic Rock

$395.00

Wood engraving from 1932. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right, pencil titled and numbered 35/130 in the lower left. Plate measures 5 1/2 x 9 inches on 11 x 14 inch wove type paper. A bold and dramatic print with strong contrast. Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Sierra Watercourse

$325.00

Print measures 6 1/8 x 8 inches on thin wove type 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper. Numbered 15 in an edition of 100. Pencil signed and dated "1977" in the lower right, pencil signed in the lower left. This wood engraving is full of motion and enthralling linework.
Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Verdugo Hills

$325.00

A dramatic wood engraving with bold contrast. Pencil signed and dated "1944" in the lower right. Pencil titled in the lower left and numbered 10/100. Print measures 5 x 7 3/4 inches on 9 7/8 x 13 inch wove type paper.
Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Shepherd Crest

$275.00

Plate measures 7 5/8 x 8 inches on 11 1/4 x 10 1/8 inch wove type paper. Pencil signed and dated 1981 in the lower right, pencil titled and numbered 20/100 in the lower left. This print has a unique composition and incredible linework. Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Hedgehog Cactus

$225.00

This wood engraving measures 5 1/2 x 4 inches on 11 x 8 inch thin laid type paper. Pencil titled and signed, dated 1937. Numbered in the lower left, 27 in an edition of 100. A charming and unique print. Leon Gilmour immigrated to the United States in 1916 and settled in Boston, where he studied at the School of Practical Art. He then worked until he had enough money to go to the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, where he studied wood engraving under Paul Landacre. He taught at the University of Southern California and also had successful careers as a designer, illustrator, and art director. He was also a member of the American Artist's Congress. His work has been shown in many places including the Metropolitan Museum in New York, Boston Public Library, Smithsonian American Art Museum.