Leonard Borman Sierra Madre River Bend SOLD P1319

Really superb example of Borman’s work. A landscape¬†of amazing depth with the Sierras in a numinous sunlit haze behind and the river bend with the woods on either side in much sharper focus, still in light,¬†but with the evening shadows gathering.

Oil on canvas 30″ x 24″, frame 35″ x 29″.

Painter, etcher. Born in Northampton, England on April 28, 1894. A Canadian war veteran, Borman studied art at the AIC and under Pennell and Bellows. He arrived in Sierra Madre, CA in 1920 and was active in the Los Angeles area into the 1950s. He died in Canyonville, OR on Aug. 15, 1995. Known works include landscapes, still lifes, marines, and portraits. Exh: Sierra Madre City Hall, 1930. 1 SCA: SS

Price on request.