Nellie Hertha Meyer
(1881 - 1950)
Nellie Hertha Meyer was active/lived in New York / Switzerland. Nellie Meyer is known for painting, magazine illustration.
Biography Nellie Hertha Meyer
Biography of Nellie Hertha Meyer artist painter
Helen Katherine Jacquet (née Gordon) her daughter
Nellie Hertha Meyer was born in New York on August 23, 1881. Her father, the Swiss citizen August Meyer, a pianist, graduate of the Conservatory of Music in Stuttgart, came to the USA as a young man at the suggestion of his friend Edouard de Coppet, founder of the Flonzaley Quartet. In 1879 he married Katherine Jellinek and the couple settled definitely in New York.
Nellie, their eldest child, always had a passion for drawing. At the early age of fourteen she was accepted as a student at the Cooper Union Art School in New York where she studied from 1895 to 1898 receiving each year a "Certificate of the 1st
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