(1885 - 1974)
Leon A. Makielski was active/lived in Michigan, Illinois. Leon Makielski is known for landscape, portrait and still life painting, mural.
Biography Leon Makielski
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Leon A. Makielski was born in Morris Run, Pennsylvania in 1885 and grew up in
South Bend, Indiana. In the early 1900's he studied at the Art Institute of
Chicago where by 1908 he became an instructor and was awarded the Institute's highest honor, the John Quincy Adams Traveling Scholarship.
For the next four years Makielski studied in Paris and its environs. He was enrolled in the Academie Julian and the Grand Chaumiere both in Paris. He was a pupil of Henri Martin, Richard Miller, Lucien Simon and R. Menard. He exhibited in the Paris Salons of 1910 and 1911 and spent much of his time painting the countryside around Paris, especially Giverny and Versailles. "Undins's Pool",
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