A painter of landscapes, marine, portrait and genre, Stephen Etnier was
born in York, Pennsylvania, and maintained studios in New York City and
in south Harpswell and Popham Beach, Maine.
He studied at the Yale Art School, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and privately with Rockwell Kent and John Carroll.
The following is from Virginia Carouthers:
I had finished re-reading Elizabeth Etnier's (the artist's wife) book, On Gilbert Head
I had hoped to have more information for you, unfortunately the author
is vague relative to people's names. Most of her references do
not include surnames, but those to whom she referred (with first and
last names) were: