Adele McGinnis Herter
(1869 - 1946)
Adele McGinnis Herter was active/lived in California, New York. Adele Herter is known for floral still life, portrait, figure and landscape painting, decorative wall murals.
Biography Adele McGinnis Herter
Adele McGinnis Herter was primarily devoted to portraiture, although she became best known for her delicate floral still life painting. The daughter of a New York banker, she grew up with affluence and upper-class privileges.
She studied art in Paris at the Academie Julian with teachers Adolphe Bouguereau, Gustave Courtois and Tony Robert-Fleury. In Paris she met New Yorker, Albert Herter, and they married in New York in 1893. As a working couple and separately, they achieved much prominence as painters and wall-decorating muralists.
Portrait subjects for Adele included many prominent persons such as Abby Rockefeller, wife of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.&n
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