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Born near Falling Waters, West Virginia on a plantation a year after the Civil War, and raised in Baltimore, William Leigh became one of the foremost painters of the American West with a career of seventy-five years. Some people referred to him as the "Sagebrush Rembrandt".

Leighton, Kathryn Woodman (1876-1952).

Kathryn Woodman Leighton, <i>Laguna Bay from Arch Beach </i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $13,200 (est: $5000-$7000) on 6/17/03
Laguna Bay from Arch Beach by Kathryn Woodman Leighton (1876-1952)
24" x 18", Oil/Canvas, Signed
Est.: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $13,200 on 6/17/2003

Lemos, Pedro (1882-1954).

Pedro Lemos, <i>Monterey coastal nocturne</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $16,100 (est: $12,000-$18,000) on 2/19/08
Monterey coastal nocturne by Pedro Lemos (1882-1954)
18.25" x 25", Oil/Board, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $12,000 - $18,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $16,100 on 02/19/2008
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Leonard, Julia Ives (1846-1933).

Julia Ives Leonard, <i>Pink Roses on Table Top</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,025 (est: $1000-$1500) on 10/29/02
Pink Roses on Table Top by Julia Ives Leonard (1846-1933)
16" x 30", Oil/Canvas, Signed
Est.: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,025 on 10/29/2002
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Levy, Nat (1896-1984).

Nat Levy<i>Barn & Coral In Landscape - Early Autumn</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,025(est: $1000-$1500) on 6/15/04
Barn & Coral In Landscape - Early Autumn by Nat Levy (1896-1984)
13.25" x 19.25", Watercolor/Paper, Signed Lower Right
Est.: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,025 on 6/15/2004

Born in Castlemaine, Australia, Martin Lewis became in the 1920s and 1930s one of the major printmakers in the United States, completing between 1915 and 1945 about 143 prints. On canvas, he also explored human activity and relationships, but his graphics are regarded as superior to his paintings. 

onas Lie (1880-1940) became one of the best-known American landscape painters in his lifetime. 

Linus, Axel (1885-1980).

Axel Linus, <i>Untitled Southwest Landscape</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $4,125 (est: $3000-$4000) on 6/15/04
Untitled Southwest Landscape by Axel Linus (1885-1980)
36" x 48", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $3,000 - $4,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $4,125 on 6/15/2004
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Logan, Maurice (1886-1977).

Maurice Logan, <i>San Francisco ferry dock and city skyline</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $80,500 (est: $25,000-$35,000) on 2/19/08
San Francisco ferry dock and city skyline by Maurice Logan (1886-1977)
22.75" x 35.75", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Right
Est.: $25,000 - $35,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $80,500 on 02/19/2008
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Loran, Erle (1905-1999).

Erle Loran, <i>Urban Landscape - Billboards</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $6,050 (est: $4500-$6500) on 6/15/04
Urban Landscape - Billboards by Erle Loran (1905-1999)
19" x 25", Mixed Media/Canvas, Signed Lower Right
Est.: $4,500 - $6,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $6,050 on 6/15/2004
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

  

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