Biografie von Albert HERTER (1871-1950)

Birth place: NYC

Death place: Santa Barbara, CA

Addresses: East Hampton, NY/Santa Barbara, CA (from 1917)

Profession: Portrait and mural painter, illustrator, craftsperson

Studied: ASL with Beckwith; Acad. Julian, Paris with J.P. Laurens; Cormon in Paris.

Exhibited: PAFA, 1876, 1878, 1894-99, 1902, 1924 (prize, 1897); Paris Salon, 1890 (prize); NAD, 1893-94; Boston AC, 1894-95; AIC; Atlanta Expo., 1895 (med.); SNBA, 1895-98; Nashville Expo, 1897; AWCS, 1899 (prize); Paris Expo., 1900 (med.); Pan.-Am. Expo., 1901; Corcoran Gal., 1907.

Member: ANA, 1906; AWCS; Century Assn.; SAA, 1894; NYWCC; Soc. of Mural Painters; Arch. Lg., 1901.

Work: MMA; Brooklyn Inst. Mus.; murals: Saint Francis Hotel, San Fran.; theatre murals, San Fran.; Los Angeles Pub. Lib.

Comments: Founded Herter Looms (makers of handwoven textiles and tapestries) in New York in 1908 with wife Adele Herter (see entry). They established a San Francisco branch in 1913. His decorative murals were considered highly. Teaching: AIC, 1896.

Sources: WW47; Hughes, Artists in California, 252.; Fink, American Art at the Nineteenth-Century Paris Salons, 356; Gerdts, Art Across America, vol. 3: 298; Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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