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Ernest Leonard Blumenschein

 (1874 - 1960)
Ernest Leonard Blumenschein was active/lived in New Mexico, New York.  Ernest Blumenschein is known for Indian figure and landscape painting, illustration.

Ernest Leonard Blumenschein

A founder of the Taos Art Colony in Taos, New Mexico, Ernest Blumenschein became one of the Southwest's best-known painters of pueblo Indian genre. However, this period in his career for which he was most known came relatively late in his life as he had strong academic training in New York and Paris followed by a flourishing career as an illustrator in the East.

He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of a prominent musician and had early exposure to both music and art.  In Cincinnati, he attended the College of Music and The Art Academy, and then went to New York to the Art Students League.  In New York, he supported himself as a violinist for the symphony and in 1894, played first violinist under conduc  ...  Displaying 750 of 18575 characters.

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About  Ernest Leonard Blumenschein

Born:  1874 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died:   1960 - Taos, New Mexico
Known for:  Indian figure and landscape painting, illustration