Leon Gilmour

Russian , 1907 - 1996

Born in 1907 in Riga, Russia, Leon Gilmour was a laborer, before he became an artist. Gilmour studied wood engraving in 1931 with Paul Landacre. By 1939 he had completed “Cement Finishers”, a wood engraving depicting three laborers hard at work on one of the federal public works projects of the 1930s.
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