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 Ernest Martin Hennings

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Ernest Martin Hennings Famous memorial

Birth
Penns Grove, Salem County, New Jersey, USA
Death
19 May 1956 (aged 70)
Taos, Taos County, New Mexico, USA
Burial
Skokie, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID
7745247 View Source

Painter. He was an American painter of Western landscapes, Indian genre, figure compositions and portraits. He was the son of German immigrants. After high school, he studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago for five year and at the Royal Academy in Munich for two years. At the dawn of World War I, he left Germany returning to Chicago as a commercial artist and being recognized for his talent. By 1921, he was in New Mexico painting in his style of bright colors. By 1924 he was a member of the Taos Society of Artists in New Mexico. He received twelve national prizes between 1916 and 1938.

Painter. He was an American painter of Western landscapes, Indian genre, figure compositions and portraits. He was the son of German immigrants. After high school, he studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago for five year and at the Royal Academy in Munich for two years. At the dawn of World War I, he left Germany returning to Chicago as a commercial artist and being recognized for his talent. By 1921, he was in New Mexico painting in his style of bright colors. By 1924 he was a member of the Taos Society of Artists in New Mexico. He received twelve national prizes between 1916 and 1938.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 8 Aug 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7745247
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7745247/ernest-martin-hennings: accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Martin Hennings (5 Feb 1886–19 May 1956), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7745247, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Cook County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .