Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Kerr Eby

 (1889 - 1946)
Kerr Eby was active/lived in Connecticut, Ontario / Canada, Japan.  Kerr Eby is known for etching, illustration-sea-landscape, camouflage artist.

Kerr Eby

Kerr Eby (1890-1946)

He was born in Japan in 1890, the son of Canadian Methodist Missionaries.  After their return, the family lived in several Canadian towns before 15 year-old Kerr, having worked as a printer's apprentice at a local newspaper, moved to New York City to become an artist.  He took art classes at Pratt Institute while working for a lithographic firm to help cover his tuition and living expenses.  These expenses soon overwhelmed him and he returned to Canada and took a job surveying in northern Ontario.  His time in the wilderness reinvigorated him and with his earnings he returned to NYC where he worked at a lithographic firm in the day and took evening classes at the Art Student League.  Afte  ...  Displaying 750 of 4287 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday
Biography photo for Kerr Eby

About  Kerr Eby

Born:  1889 - Tokyo, Japan
Died:   1946 - Norwalk, Connecticut
Known for:  etching, illustration-sea-landscape, camouflage artist