(1851 - 1915)
Otto Heinigke was active/lived in United States. Otto Heinigke is known for Painter, mural painter, illustrator, craftsperson.
Biography Otto Heinigke
Otto Heinigke was one of three generations of Heinigkes to paint in the United States. Although many standard works give his birth as 1851, the family gives his birthday as September 24, 1850 and his death at his house in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y., on July 1, 1915.
A first generation American, the young Otto Heinigke was schooled in the all the traditional methods of art. His father, trained in Germany as miniature painter, surely influenced his son's vocation. After studying at the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, Heinigke took up easel painting, intending it to be his life work. However, upon his father's death, he assumed the senior Heinigke's design position at the Hartford Carpet Company. He nevwww.childsgallery.com/artist.php
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