(1901 - 1989)
Irwin D. Hoffman was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts. Irwin Hoffman is known for portrait, figure and landscape painting, sculpture, lithography.
Biography Irwin Hoffman
Irwin D. Hoffman, painter, etcher, sculptor and lithographer was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1901. He was one of four sons belonging to a set of Russian immigrants. Irwin stood out at an early age as being gifted artistically and at the age of fifteen he was enrolled as a special student and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School.
Upon graduation Hoffman became a full-time student on full scholarship, and it was then, at the age of nineteen that he had his first solo show at Grace Horne Galleries in Boston. That exhibition was a huge success and the young artist was referred to as "a prodigy in portraiture" by the press. In 1924 Hoffman received the most prestigious award given by the Boston Museum S
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