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Albert Herter

 (1871 - 1950)
Albert Herter was active/lived in California, New York / France.  Albert Herter is known for decorative art, portrait, figure-allegory and still life painting, textiles.

Albert Herter

Albert Herter is best remembered in East Hampton, New York for two reasons: as the original owner of the Creeks, the extravagant 60-acre estate on Georgica Pond, later the home of the painter Alfonso Ossorio and the dancer Ted Dragon and now owned by Ronald Perelman; and as the father of Christian Herter, Dwight D. Eisenhower's second Secretary of State.  Some might say he should be better known as an artist, for before his death in 1950, he was celebrated for his historical murals.

But time has not been kind to the Maxfield Parrish or N.C. Wyeth style that to some extent Albert Herter often emulated, probably because these painters are thought of as mere illustrators rather than true artists.  Time has its benign side as   ...  Displaying 750 of 12870 characters.

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About  Albert Herter

Born:  1871 - New York City
Died:   1950 - Santa Barbara, California
Known for:  decorative art, portrait, figure-allegory and still life painting, textiles