- Lee Chesney (American, 1920-)
- Sheet: 30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.88 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Norton Simon Museum, Anonymous Gift, 1967
- Accession Number:
- © 2011 Lee Chesney
As with John Paul Jones and Ernest Freed, Lee Chesney studied at the University of Iowa under Mauricio Lasansky. After teaching for nearly two decades at the University of Illinois, Chesney made his way to Los Angeles in 1967, the year of this print. He spent a year filling in at Otis for Freed, who was on sabbatical, and then settled into a full-time position at the University of Southern California. Chesney created only one lithograph at Tamarind. Like his teacher Lasansky, he was most comfortable with intaglio printmaking, and he had a deep understanding of the technique. Indeed, Stanley William Hayter, who founded Atelier 17 and who was arguably responsible for bringing intaglio printmaking to the modern era, once declared that Chesney “was the best printmaker [he] had ever met.”
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