(1901 - 1987)
Herschel C. Logan was active/lived in Kansas, California, Missouri. Herschel Logan is known for woodcut landscape prints, illustration.
Biography Herschel Logan
Born Magnolia, MO, April 19, 1901; died Santa Ana, CA, Dec. 8, 1987. Etcher. Engraver. Blockprinter. Illustrator. Graduated from Winfield High School in 1920. Studied at Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and at the Federal School Incorporated.
Was a pupil of C. A. Seward, Wichita. From 1931-1967, Logan was Art Director of Consolidated Printing and Stationery Company in Salina.
Twelve original woodcuts by Logan illustrate Everett Scogrin's 1928 book Other Days in Pictures and Verse. Between 1921-38, Logan produced nearly 140 prints, but he then essentially gave up printmaking. He became a noted authority on antique firearms and published miniature books.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
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This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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