Irving George Lehman Biography

Irving George Lehman

American

1899-1983

Biography

Painter and printmaker Irving George Lehman was born in Kiev, Russia, in 1899. He later located to the United States, settling in New York and studying at the Art Students League, National Academy of Design and Cooper Union, and worked for the WPA. He was a member of the American Artists Congress and the American Abstract Artists group, and taught at Vanderpoel College. He exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the National Academy of Design, and the Brooklyn Museum, among others. Lehman died in Great Barrington, Mass., on September, 18, 1983.