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Ernest Fiene Portrait

Ernest Fiene Portrait

Ernest Fiene

Born:
Elberfeld, Germany 1894

Died:
Paris, France 1965

Active in:

  • New York, New York

Photo Caption:
Ernest Fiene, 1930, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0069278

Photo Caption:
Ernest Fiene at work on Harmony and Achievement at the High School of Needle Trades, New York, 1939, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0069275

Biography

painter. He was an extremely versatile artist who worked in several mediums and whose subject matter included landscapes, portraits and the American experience in industry and labor. His 2000-square-foot fresco mural, creat for New York's High School of Needle Trades, contains over 200 figures.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)