LEONARD CRASKE MARBLE SCULPTURE AT JENNMAUR GALLERY  
     
  LEONARD CRASKE (AMERICAN 1878-1950)  
 
Leonard Craske was born and brought up in London, England. Early-on in his career he studied medicine at St Thomas' Hospital Medical School .  He also worked as an actor and studied drawing and sculpture. Later he emigrated to the USA and settled in Boston. Craske became an accomplished sculptor with a studio in the Rocky Neck Art Colony (the oldest working art colony in the country). He created the well-known Fisherman's memorial  in Gloucester, Massachusetts .
 
     
 
   
Leonard Craske (American 1882 -1950) "The Joy of Life " Marble signed and dated 1929 ( Exhibited at the California Legion of Honor Lincoln Park San Francisco April 27th, 1929, exhibition # 1325) Unique Marble sculpture.  A bronze taken from this original marble was sold by Fontaines auction in March 2007 Lot 247 $50,000
Dimensions: height 26 inches by 18 inches wide by 15 inches deep