(1889 - 1946)
Kerr Eby was active/lived in Connecticut, Ontario / Canada, Japan. Kerr Eby is known for etching, illustration-sea-landscape, camouflage artist.
Biography Kerr Eby
Kerr Eby (1890-1946)
He was born in Japan in 1890, the son of Canadian Methodist Missionaries. After their return, the family lived in several Canadian towns before 15 year-old Kerr, having worked as a printer's apprentice at a local newspaper, moved to New York City to become an artist. He took art classes at Pratt Institute while working for a lithographic firm to help cover his tuition and living expenses. These expenses soon overwhelmed him and he returned to Canada and took a job surveying in northern Ontario. His time in the wilderness reinvigorated him and with his earnings he returned to NYC where he worked at a lithographic firm in the day and took evening classes at the Art Student League. Afte
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