Feb 04, 2021 - Sale 2557

Sale 2557 - Lot 127

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000

LEON BIBEL (1912-1995)

Oil on canvas, 1938. 20x16 inches. Signed, Bibel, and dated, 38, lower left.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

Exhibited: Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, Virginia, Leon Bibel: Art, Activism, and the WPA, September 19 - November 11, 2013.

Leon Bibel enroled in the CCC, and was stationed at Fort Winfield Scott, a training and supply facility active from 1933-39. Upon completion of his training and service on the labor division of the New Deal, he enrolled in the Mural Division of the WPA.