Armin Landeck (1905-1984)

Armin Landeck was born on June 4, 1905 in Crandon, Wisconsin. He received his bachelor of architecture degree from Columbia University in 1927. He worked briefly as a draftsman in New York, got married, toured Europe for and returned to New York in the depths of the depression. Unable to find work as an architect, he pursued his artistic talents through printmaking. He became one of America's great printmakers. His work is executed with eye of an artist and the hand of a master draftsman. His work presented on this page shows the obvious influence of architecture.

Armin Landeck 12th 
            Street Walls

12th Street Walls (second state). Drypoint and engraving. 8 1/8 x 11 1/2. 1978. Edition 40. Kraeft 128. Pencil signed and dated. Inscribed 'Ed. 100'. Wove paper.

Armin Landeck Restaurant

Restaurant. Engraving. 11 3/4 x 15 3/4. 1951. Edition 100. Kraeft 109. Pencil signed and dated. Printer's chop (Mohammad Khalil). Wove Paper.

Armin Landeck Housetops 14th Street

Housetops, 14th Street. Drypoint. 8 1/8 x 11. Ed. 100. Kraeft 66. Pencil signed, dated and ed. size noted. Wove paper.

Armin Landeck York Avenue Tenements

York Avenue Tenements. Drypoint. 10 x 9. 1938. Ed.100. Kraeft 74.Pencil signed, dated and ed. size noted. Wove Paper.