Sternberg, Harry – American (1904 – 2001)
Etching, 1930. Distributed by Associated American Artists 1953.
Edition of 100. Signed in pencil.
10 x 14
This print is in very good – excellent condition.
Harry Sternberg was active/lived in New York and California. Harry Sternberg is known for the modernist genre, murals, graphics, and portrait painting.
He studied at the Art Students League and graphics with Harry Wickey. He wrote several books on graphics including silk screening, etching, and wood cutting.
Born in New York City, Harry Sternberg was a painter, muralist, lithographer and educator. During the Depression he was a WPA artist, and his murals are in post offices in Chicago, Chester and Sellersville, Pennsylvania. From 1934 to 1968, he taught painting and graphics at the Art Students League in New York, from 1942 to 1945 graphics at the New School of Social Research, and from 1959 to 1969 was head of the Art Department in the Idylwild School of Music and Art at the University of Southern California.