(1880 - 1954)
Herman Wurth was active/lived in New York / Switzerland. Herman Wurth is known for sculpture.
Biography Herman Wurth
Hermann Würth (1880-1954)
Born May 23, 1880 in Basel, Switzerland. From 1913-on he lived in Zürich, moved to Davos in 1918, then back to Zürich and lived in Arosa from 1924 onward.
Studied art first in Paris and then in New York perhaps Newark under Gutzon Borglum.
Mainly a sculptor in wood, he created statues, fountains and bas-reliefs.
He died in 1954 in Arosa, Switzerland. (Source: Hans Vollmer Künstlerlexikon. Birthdate corrected by the artist's family)
His son Hans told the story that Hermann was working in his uncle's factory near Basel, making casks. Once in a while he would carve "coat of arms" ornament and names into oak barrels for wine producers