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William Meyerowitz Portrait

William Meyerowitz

Born:
Ekaterinoslav, Ukraine, Russia 1893

Died:
New York, New York 1981

Photo Caption:
William Meyerowitz, 1930, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0105690

Biography

Painter and etcher. Along with his artist wife Theresa Bernstein, Meyerowitz was active in the Gloucester art community. He often depicted Jewish life on New York City's Lower East Side.

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)