(early 20th century)
J. Ernest Brierly was active/lived in Illinois. J Brierly is known for landscape painting, illustration.
Biography J. Brierly
Ernest Brierly (dates unknown)
He was originally from the East, having studied in Worcester and Boston, Massachusetts; New York and Philadelphia. He exhibited portraits at various exhibitions at the Stevens and Congress Hotels in Chicago, Illinois, under the auspices of the All-Illinois Society of Fine Arts, of which he was a member. Also at the O'Brien Art Galleries, the Art Galleries of the Carson, Pirie Scott & Company and at the Art Institute of Chicago. He maintained his studio at 16? East Ontario Street, Chicago.
Biography: Catalog: Century of Progress exhibition by artists of Illinois. 1933.
Information provided by Edward P. Bentley, researcher of Lansing, Michigan.