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Maurice Sterne

 (1878 - 1957)
Maurice Sterne was active/lived in New York, California, Massachusetts.  Maurice Sterne is known for figure-genre, still life, sculpture.

Maurice Sterne

Maurice Sterne was born in Memel, Latvia on August 8, 1878.  Sterne came to the U. S. in 1890 and began his art training at the National Academy of Design and Art Students League in New York City.  After 1914 he divided his time between Italy and the U.S. 

An internationally recognized artist, he was one of the first artists to discover Bali and popularize scenes of that area.  He was a visiting instuctor at the California School of Fine Arts during 1935-36.  Sterne died in Mount Kisco, New York on July 23, 1957. 

Member:  National Academy; National Institute of Arts & Letters. 

Exhibited:  Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles, 1930; San Francisco Museum of Art, 193

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art 1936-56;
Who's Who in America; NY Times, 7-24-1957 (obit).

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About  Maurice Sterne

Born:  1878 - Memel, Latvia
Died:   1957 - Mount Kisco, New York
Known for:  figure-genre, still life, sculpture