Leonard H Mersky
(1917 - 1994)
Leonard H. Mersky was active/lived in Massachusetts, Mississippi. Leonard Mersky is known for etchings of coastal scenes and ships.
Biography Leonard H. Mersky
FROM LEATHER TO COPPER: Leonard H. Mersky's Etchings
Born in Boston in 1917, Leonard Mersky was a budding artist in his early teens. He attended the Massachusetts College of Art, while being privately tutored by the famous etcher, William "Petie" Bicknell, absorbing this American master's technique and knowledge. Although Mersky retained this priceless information, his life took other twists and turns as he entered adult life.
Serving in the Navy during World War II where he was assigned to working on top-secret maps for the invasion of Japan, Leonard Mersky did not return home until January 1946. By then and married. he had a seven-month-old son he had never seen.
He entered the family shoe business and remained in
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