Photo Gallery 3

Below are some Sketches which are the Artwork of Joseph Jesensky.

Joseph Jesensky at the Bedford Gypsy Camp. In 1928, Jesensky met a band of gypsies in Bedford, Ohio. Although Jesensky could not speak their language, he befriended them and was allowed to sketch them. The gypsies camped in Bedford for several seasons in 1928, and also in 1929

 Joseph D. Jesensky was born in Apatin, Hungary on the Danube River in 1906. His family moved to the United States when he was six years old. At the age of 16, Jesensky received a scholarship to the Cleveland School of Art for life drawing and landscape. While an art student, he began exploring the Cuyahoga Valley, beginning what has been a long and productive career as an artist, naturalist, and historian
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