Wilbur LeRoy Newark (American, Ohio/Arizona, 1898 – 1964)
Untitled (landscape), mid 20th century
Oil painting on canvas board
Signed to the lower right
Artist information from the Ohio State Journal attached to the verso
Wilbur LeRoy Newark was a commercial artist from Columbus, Ohio. He trained with Al Hibbard, Gordon Grant, and Charles Rosen and studied at the Columbus Academy of Art, Ohio State University, and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh before working as an artist for Zaner-Bloser Engrossing Company. He was a veteran of both World War I and II and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Masonic Lodge.
- minor accretions to painting and frame; minor nicks and abrasions to frame.
- measures frame; sight measures 26.5" W x 17.5" H.