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LEON BIBEL (1912-1995)
Pickets. 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.