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  • Design Credit: Samantha Todhunter Design Ltd., Photo Credit: Oliver Clarke. Dimensions: H 33 in. x W 39 in.
  • Design Credit: Lucy Harris Studio, Photo Credit: Francesco Bertocci. Dimensions: H 33 in. x W 39 in.
  • Design Credit: Timothy Godbold, Photo Credit: Karl Simone. Dimensions: H 33 in. x W 39 in.
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Leo Nowak
Sunset over Desert Abandoned Gold Mineshaft Western Landscape

Circa 1970

$1,150

About

Simultaneously vivid and stark, this beautiful desert sunset landscape with abandoned gold mine in the foreground by Leo Nowak (1907 - 2001) circa 1970. Signed lower left. Presented in vintage carved wooden frame with gilt-toned accents. Image size: 24"H x 30"W. Leo Nowak attended the Cleveland School of Art in the early 1930s, and trained in both easel painting and commercial art. He exhibited a painting in the annual May Show held at the Cleveland Museum in 1940. His enlistment in WWII took him away from Cleveland; ultimately after his return from the War in San Francisco, he settled for the rest of his life in Inyokern at the base of the great desert area of Southern California. He had first seen the desert there before enlistment. Nowak was the last surviving original illustrator working on the Superman comics, doing them on the first strips with Schuster and Siegel up until 1939.

Details

  • Creator
    Leo Nowak (1907 - 2001, American)
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1970
  • Dimensions
    Height: 33 in. (83.82 cm)Width: 39 in. (99.06 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Frame's linen fillet has some wear and tonal aging.
  • Gallery Location
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: D71681stDibs: LU5429790492

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