(1865 - 1940)
Henry Prellwitz was active/lived in New York, New Hampshire, Rhode Island. Henry Prellwitz is known for allegorical figure and landscapes painting, teaching.
Biography Henry Prellwitz
Born in New York City, Henry Prellwitz had a painting career that
ranged from allegorical and narrative and genre works to landscapes
much influenced by the poetic qualities of Tonalism. For many
years, he taught at the Pratt Institute in New York, and was elected to
prestigious organizations including the National Academy of Design and
the Society of American Artists.
Prellwitz grew up in New York City as one of five sons of Prussian
parents. His father owned a cigar store. At age fourteen,
he enrolled in the City College of New York and there was introduced to
art by Leigh Hunt, who was teaching shading and perspective.
Three years later he began study at the Art Students League, where his
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