August 15, 2016
Leonard Baskin (1922 – 2000), Merlin, c.1960, woodcut, 29 15/16 x 20 3/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art.
American artist Leonard Baskin was born on this day in 1922. Baskin worked in a wide variety of mediums including sculpture, etching, drawing, painting, and engraving. Baskin’s works are in many of the major American museums’ collections.