Ernest Fiene

born Elberfeld, Germany 1894-died Paris, France 1965
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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
Elberfeld, Germany
Paris, France
Active in
  • New York, New York, United States
  • American

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)