LEONARD BASKIN (b. New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1922–d. Rockport, Maine, 2000)
Received B.A. from the New School for Social Research (New York) in 1949. Studied in Rome and Paris.
Recipent of several Doctorate degrees. Numerous grants and awards include Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
Fellowship, Library of Congress Purchase Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship and a Gold Medal for Graphic Arts
from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Included in the 1968–1969 Venice Biennale.
Baskin's work is in the collection of many museums including the Art Institute of Chicago, Metropolitan Museum
of Art, Museum of Modern Art (New York), Whitney Museum of American Art, National Gallery of Art,
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Vatican Museum in Rome and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
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15th Angel to the Jews Artist's Nightmare Self Portrait with Bird Torso Without Head
Roman Caesar
Imperial Eagle
Man with Two Heads Let Not Your Sorrow... Grieving Othello
Iago (Side View) Iago (Front View)

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