Leo Jansen Original Painting Signed Front & Back Look at those Eyes
Leo Jansen Original Painting Signed Front & Back. Beautiful original Leo Jensen custom framed and ready to hang. Overall excellent condition with terrific colors. It is signed a lower right-hand corner and is signed and fingerprinted on the back with a custom stamp and serial number. It measures approximately 34 x 46 framed, and the image size is 23 x 36. As you can see from the photos it has the artist stamp on the back of the piece with the serial number and his signature and fingerprint. Solid wood frame with gesso and plaster overlay and finished with gold leaf. His paintings just seem to be going up & up. There in the Tropics he began his craft by sketching bronze-skinned Malaysian girls for leisure. Like most Continental artists, he gravitated first to Paris, and quickly established himself as a portraitist of considerable talent. In 1962, he arrived in New York. Because of the softness and light with which he infused his portraits, he was chosen by several companies to do commemorative plates. Jansen is, perhaps, best known throughout the United States and Europe for his Mother's Day plates and puppies plate series. Many of the rich and famous such as Raquel Welch, William Holden, Donald Sutherland, Stephanie Powers, and the L. Times Hearst family sought out Jansen for his portraiture skills. In addition, he also gained fame for his portraiture of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. His Beatles portraits are among the more collectible memorabilia by fans.
But despite his national reputation as a portrait artist, he refused commercial demands and resumed his childhood love affair of painting nudes. He then moved to Southern California. For eighteen years, he was commissioned by Playboy Magazine to paint the Playmate of the Month. In his first six years, he was the artist chosen to paint 58 out of 72 portraits.
His work hangs in Hugh Hefner's Playboy corporate headquarters and in the mansion. Ranked among the nation's best interpretive artist of nudes, Jansen's canvases hang in collections of a wide range of notables from Jean Claude Pascal to the late Judy Garland. His untimely death from an apparent heart attack (on December 20, 1980) at 50 years of age brought an end to a brilliant talent. Please see photos for more condition details and consider them part of the description. Thanks for looking and have a GREAT day! If you are happy with your product, please leave me Feedback.
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- Size: Large (up to 60in.)
- Region of Origin: US
- Artist: JANSEN
- Style: Vintage
- Listed By: Collector
- Painting Surface: Canvas
- Medium: Oil
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Features: Framed
- Width (Inches): 34
- Subject: Nudes
- Originality: Original
- Height (Inches): 46