The following biographical information has been provided by Elisabeth Ladenson, daughter; with additional information provided by Mario Paone and Dadie Perlov, collectors.
Sam Ladenson (1927-2004)
Early in Ladenson's career, he painted heavily from nature, focusing especially on grasses, then worked for a while on bottles and jars before moving into collages. Most of the middle and last years of his life he worked primarily on collages. The bulk of his remaining work is collage.
Born April 5, 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attends local public schools, then West Philadelphia High School.
1942 (age 15) visits studio of Philadelphia portrait painter Robert Susann, meets Susann's daugh
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