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