Leon Saulter (1908-1986)

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Leon Saulter (1908-1986). West Side Piers, 1936. Watercolor on Arches paper measures 22.25 x 29.25 inches; 33.5 x 40.5 inches framed. Signed and dated lower right. Excellent condition. Matting is original and is a bit toned.

A very early work, this striking image is a rare example of the artist’s painting.

Price on request

Biography:

Born in Poland on March 31, 1908. By the 1930s Saulter was active on the Federal Art Project while a resident of Los Angeles. He died there on Sept. 24, 1986. Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1936-40; Artists Union (LA), 1939; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1941; LACMA, 1940, 1943, 1946. In: Santa Barbara Museum; Bonita Union High School (Spirit of Youth Learning Industry); David Starr Jordan School, Long Beach (Head).