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

Antoon Heinsbergen

 (1894 - 1981)
Antoon B. Heinsbergen was active/lived in California.  Antoon Heinsbergen is known for landscape, portrait and figure painting, theatre decoration.

Antoon Heinsbergen

A painter, Antoon Heinsbergen was born in Holland on Dec. 13, 1894.  He immigrated to Los Angeles as a small boy.  After studying at Chouinard and Otis Art Institutes, he was sought after as a decorator of theaters.  With a crew of 185, he painted wall and ceiling decorations in 757 theaters in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Using bricks from the old Los Angeles City Hall, he built a miniature castle on Beverly Boulevard in West Hollywood to house his company.  In his leisure he painted portraits, landscapes, and figure studies.

He died in Los Angeles on June 14, 1981.

Orinda (California) Theater; Orpheum Theater (San Francisco); Bowers Museum (Santa Ana). & Interview, City Direc

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"

Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.  ...  Displaying 1074 of 771 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

About  Antoon Heinsbergen

Born:  1894 - Holland
Died:   1981 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  landscape, portrait and figure painting, theatre decoration