Russian / American 1889-1964
Perhaps best remembered for his caricatures of prominent personalities which appeared in magazines such as Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, William Auerbach-Levy was a highly skilled painter and etcher.
A classmate of Norman Rockwell’s at the New
York National Academy of Design, Auerbach-Levy
A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1929, William Auerbach-Levy was a prolific painter, illustrator and printmaker who also authored several books on the art of caricature. His work can be found in the Art Institute of Chicago, the New York Public Library, The Cleveland Museum of Art, the Smithsonian and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
A large compilation of Auerbach-Levy’s
etchings were donated to
For further reading…an excellent article on Auerbach-Levy was written for American Heritage Magazine.
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