Harry Aaron Kernoff
(1900 - 1974)
Harry Aaron Kernoff was active/lived in Ireland. Harry Kernoff is known for woodcuts, celebrity portrait painting.
SELF PORTRAIT IN THE METROPOLITAN SCHOOL OF ART (THE JUDGEMENT OF PARIS)
Biography Harry Aaron Kernoff
The son of Jewish parents of mixed Russian and Spanish descent,
Kernoff was born in London but moved to Dublin at an early age when
his father opted to begin a cabinet-making business there. Kernoff's
artistic training began with night classes at the Dublin Metropolitan
School of Art. Upon winning the prestigious Taylor Scholarship however,
in 1923, he became a day student and henceforth devoted all his
energies to art.
Three years later he began exhibiting at the Royal Hibernian Academy,
continuing to do so nearly every year for the next five decades.
He also had two solo exhibitions with
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