1940s Mid Century LeRoy D Sauer Old Court House Dayton Ohio Etching 14"



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Mid century court house drypoint etching by LeRoy Dagobert Sauer (American, 1894-1959). Depicting the old Montgomery County court house in downtown Dayton, Ohio that features Grecian styling with large corinthian columns. Titled and signed by the artist in pencil.

Born in Dayton, Ohio in 1894, he became an instructor for commercial art at the Dayton Art Institute. He also illustrated a book on Tropical Fish and was a founder of a Dayton Society of Etchers.
There was renewed interest in his work in the early 1970's and reproductions of many of his works were hanging at Custom Electronics, a stereo and ham radio supply, operated by LeRoy's son, Richard J. Sauer.

Cincinnati Academy of Art; Cleveland School of Art; Western Reserve University; studies with Henry Keller, Frank Wilcox, Ernest Peixotto, Hopkins, Meakin, Wessel, Orr and Lachman

National Academy of Design; Dayton Society of Etchers; Ohio Printmakers; Florida Art Association (prize); Library of Congress (prize); Tri-State Exhibition

Dayton Society of Etchers; Ohio Printmakers; Florida Art Association; Indiana Society of Printmakers

Library of Congress; Dayton Art Institute; Ohio Art and Artists; galleries in Canada


Good Overall - Gentle wear


13.5” x 0.5” x 12.5” / Sans Frame - 8.25” x 6.5” (Width x Depth x Height)