Art: Beauty & the Baker

Emil Ganso was once a baker in Germany. Last week he had left bread far behind. His pictures hung in a dozen exhibitions,* and the Print Club of Cleveland picked his wood engraving At the Seashore by an overwhelming vote to print, mount and send to its wealthy, art-loving members as its 1932 publication.

Emil Ganso has been called the artistic heir† of Jules Pascin (pronounced Pass-kin, born Pincas, first name unremembered, in Bulgaria of a Spanish-Jewish father and a Serbo-Italian mother) who slit his wrists and hanged himself on his Montmartre bedroom...