Born in Los Angeles, CA on June 1, 1901 of Bavarian parents. Called Hench by his friends, Herwig and his sister, Mary, were active in the local art scene as members of the Younger Painters. A portrait of the Herwig family by Edouard Vysekal is in the LACMA. He died in Los Angeles on Feb. 5, 1947. Exh: Palos Verdes Library, 1933; Rose Book Shop (LA), 1933.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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