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 Jimmy Ernst

Jimmy Ernst

Birth
Cologne, Stadtkreis Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death 6 Feb 1984 (aged 63)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 3808 · View Source
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Artist. Born in Cologne, Germany, he was the son of artist Max Ernst. Moving to New York, as an artist in 1938, he became director of the Art of this Century Gallery, in 1942 and was the first person to hold an exhibition there in 1943. Noted for his talent as a painter, he was posted as an instructor for the Department of Design, at Brooklyn College, in 1951. He also was elected into the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Academy of Design in 1977. He died at age 63 in New York City.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3808
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jimmy Ernst (24 Jun 1920–6 Feb 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3808, citing Green River Cemetery, East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .