(1857 - 1946)
Ernest Albert was active/lived in New York, Connecticut. Ernest Albert is known for theatre set design, landscape and still life painting.
A distinguished theatrical and scenic designer who also became a landscape painter and muralist, Ernest Albert worked in New York, St. Louis, and Chicago.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1857, and showing early talent, received the Graham Art Medal* at age 15, while he was studying at the Brooklyn Art Institute. Though Albert had some early success as a newspaper artist, his introduction to the theater world in 1877 began a career in stage design; he worked on productions starring most of the best-known performers of the day. During this time in 1879, he employed and befriended young Jules Guerin, who went on to become the Lincoln Memorial Muralist.
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