Edward S. Siebert

Edward S. Siebert
Also Known as
Edward Selmar Siebert
Washington, District of Columbia 1856
Rochester, New York 1944
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Artist Biography

Born July 1, 1857, in Washington, D.C. Son of Selmar Siebert, a German engraver who immigrated to the U.S. in 1840 or 1843, and settled in Washington. Studied with Albert Bauer in Weimar, Germany, about 1871–76. In Washington, 1876–79. In Germany, about 1879–84. Studied with Carl H. Hoff in Karlsruhe, and Wilhelm von Diez in Munich. Lived in New York, 1884–95. Lived in New York and Washington, 1895–1932. Moved to Rochester, N.Y., 1932. Died January 31, 1944, in Rochester, N.Y.

Andrew J. Cosentino and Henry H. Glassie The Capital Image: Painters in Washington, 1800–1915 (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press for the National Museum of American Art, 1983)

Works by This Artist

oil on fabric: canvas mounted on paperboard
watercolor on paper mounted on paperboard