(1890 - 2002)
Theresa Ferber Bernstein was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts. Theresa Bernstein is known for genre, figure, portrait, and landscape painting.
Biography Theresa Bernstein
Theresa F. Bernstein was born in Philadelphia in 1895 to cultured,
middle-class immigrant parents. Bernstein studied at the Philadelphia
School of Design for Women, from which she graduated in 1911 with an
award for general achievement. From Daniel Garber, her most memorable
teacher, she carried forward a plein-air landscape painting with
startling color contrasts and bright accents of light. After a brief
enrollment at the Art Students League in New York, where she took life
and portraiture classes with William Merritt Chase, she traveled for a
second time to Europe with her mother, her first trip abroad having
been made in 1905. Never a formal student of Robert Henri, she
nonetheless embraced his philosophy of depict
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