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Henry Schnakenberg

 (1892 - 1970)
Henry Ernest Schnakenberg was active/lived in New York, Connecticut.  Henry Schnakenberg is known for landscape, genre, and still-life painting.

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Henry Schnakenberg


In many cases, American artists visited the Armory Show in New York in 1913, and returned to their studios to react to or against what they saw.  However, for Henry Ernest Schnakenberg it was much more life altering.  Prior to visiting this important exhibition of American and European modernist art, he had been working as an insurance sales representative for his father's firm.  After seeing the Armory Show, he was inspired to go to art school.

He enrolled at the Art Students League where he had the good fortune to have both John Sloan and Kenneth Hayes Miller as teachers.  His fellow students at that time were Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Peggy Bacon, Alexander Brook and Niles Spencer. (1) After serving in  ...  Displaying 750 of 7510 characters.



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About  Henry Schnakenberg

Born:  1892 - New Brighton, New York
Died:   1970 - Newtown, Connecticut
Known for:  landscape, genre, and still-life painting