Henry Eric Bergman
(1893 - 1958)
Henry Eric Bergman was active/lived in Ontario, Manitoba / Canada, Germany. Henry Bergman is known for painting, wood engraved illustration, photo engraving.
Biography Henry Eric Bergman
Henry Eric Bergman was born in 1893 in Dresden, Germany. He graduated with a Diploma of Merit from the Dresden Art and Trade School, where he attended from 1908 to 1911. He apprenticed with a Dresden wood engraver before immigrating to Canada in 1913.
After arriving in Toronto, he found employment at the commercial art firm, Brigden's. He was soon transferred to Brigden's Winnipeg office where he specialized in wood engraving* of illustrations for catalogues and business pamphlets. In his free time, Bergman studied at the Winnipeg School of Art*. When wood engraving became obsolete as a commercial form of reproduction, he was reassigned to retouching and photo engraving*. This coincided with his growin
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