Biografie von Julius J. LANKES (1884-1960)

Birth place: Buffalo, NY

Death place: Durham, NC

Addresses: Hilton Village, VA, 1947; Durham, NC, 1959

Profession: Engraver

Studied: Albright A. Sch., Buffalo, 1908-09; ASL, Buffalo, NY; BMFA Sch., 1912-13; Mary B.W. Coxe; Ernest Fosbery; Philip Hale; W.M. Paxton.

Exhibited: WMAA, 1933; solo exh.: CGA; Carnegie Inst.; Albright A. Gal.; BMA; Rochester Mem. A. Gal.; Richmond Acad. FA; Salons of Am.

Member: Calif. PM; AAPL; Prairie PM; NA; SAGA; Academician, NAD, 1954

Work: LOC; MMA; MoMA; British Mus., London; BM; BMA; Newark Pub. Lib.; Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; Boston Pub. Lib.; NYPL.

Comments: Became freelance woodcut artist c.1922. Collaborated with Charles Burchfield to engrave 11 Burchfield drawings on wood,1923-27. Author: A Woodcut Manual, 1932; Virginia Woodcuts. Illustrator: New Hampshire; West Running Brook, by Robert Frost, Homes of the Freed; Marbacka; John Henry. Contributor to: Print magazine. Teaching: vis. prof., Wells Col., Aurora, NY, 1932-39.

Sources: WW59; WW47; Krane, The Wayward Muse, 192.

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