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Wiard Ihnen

 (1897 - 1979)
Wiard Boppo Ihnen was active/lived in California, New Jersey.  Wiard Ihnen is known for Painting; Art Director.

Biography   Wiard Ihnen

Born in New Jersey on Aug. 5, 1897, the son of architect, Henry Ihnen. Ihnen studied at the ASL in NYC and in Paris at Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He moved to Hollywood in 1928 and was assistant to David Siquieros on the Plaza Art Center mural in 1932. He had a long career as a set designer and art director for major movie studios. In 1940 he wed designer Edith Head. He died in Los Angeles on June 22, 1979.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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