Leon Kroll (1884 - 1974)
Born in New York City, Leon Kroll was an American painter and lithographer. He studied at the Art Students League of New York under John Henry Twachtman, and at the Académie Julian in Paris with Jean Paul Laurens. In 1913, Kroll showed work at the Armory Show and later taught at the Art Students League of New York and the school of the National Academy of Design, where he was named an Associate in 1920 and a full Academician in 1927. In 1930, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He was also named Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1950. Kroll died at Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Lithograph, 1945; edition not stated. Image size 9½” x 11½”; sheet size 12” x 16”. Good condition, moderately toned.
Lithograph, not dated; edition not stated. Image size 10-1/8” x 13½”; sheet size 12” x 16-1/8”. A very good impression, Numbered "No. 3", titled, and signed in pencil by the artist in the lower margin. There are two unobtrusive tears (1", 1-3/4") on the left side of the sheet; The longer one extends 3/4" into the image but does not affect the image itself.