(1899 - 1992)
Henry Hensche was active/lived in Massachusetts, Louisiana / Germany. Henry Hensche is known for landscape, still life, and portrait painting, art education.
Biography Henry Hensche
Henry Hensche (1899-1992)
According to Ellis Island and the Art Institute of Chicago records, Hensche was born on February 25, 1899 in Germany and came to the United States via Antwerp, Belgium, arriving on March 3, 1909 at Ellis Island aboard the S.S. Kroonland at age 10, with is father Fred and sister Erna. His mother had died before he was 2 years old.
Henry Hensche was a teacher at the Cape School of Art at
Provincetown, Massachusetts, where he taught for more than fifty years,
beginning 1935 and painted for more than seventy years. He carried on
the tradition of Charles Hawthorne, the School's founder, whose untimely death in 1930 closed
the Cape Cod School of Art, where Hensche had been
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