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Working in Metals by Charles C. Sleffel

Color title page by artist Leon V. Solon (1872-1957), English. A ceramicist, painter, illustrator and writer. This classic period illustration has gold metalic ink. If it were not signed it could be mistaken for a Maxfield Parish (1870-1966).

Color title page by artist Leon V. Solon. This classic period illustration has gold metalic ink in the border which does not show in this reproduction.

Leon V. Solon (1872-1957), English. A ceramicist, painter, illustrator and writer, he executed architectural decorations for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He was the artistic director for Minton between 1897-1909, and worked in a style with affinities to Mucha. Solon's work as illustrator is found in many books of the time. He wrote art reviews for the Architectural Record.

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Learning metalworking, metalcraft. Metal trade education. Hobbysmith.
Fronticepiece and Title Color title page by artist Leon V. Solon (1872-1957), English. A ceramicist, painter, illustrator and writer. This classic period illustration has gold metalic ink. If it were not signed it could be mistaken for a Maxfield Parish (1870-1966).

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