Tuesday, October 15, 2013

American artist Albert Herter 1871–1950



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) A Venetian


Albert Herter lived in New York, & studied in Paris, before returning to the New York Art Students League. He was born into the world of wealth & art of his father Christian Herter. In 1909, he incorporated Herter Looms in New York, a tapestry design & manufacturing firm.  He married artist Adele McGinnis, & their son Christian Herter was governor of Massachusetts, & Secretary of State under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Adele & Albert Herter spent a good deal of their time in California at “El Mirasol,” the family estate bought in 1904, in Santa Barbara. The 4.6-acre parcel occupying an entire city block contained a mansion surrounded by gardens later became a public park.



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) The Garden of Hesperides



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871-1950) Woman with Red Hair



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Strollers in the Lotus Blossoms 1894



 Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Miss Vivian Swainet



 Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Resting Red Haired Beauty



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Lady in White



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Where Love Abides 1909



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Woman



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Just a Song at Twilight



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950)



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Albert Herter, Portrait of Bessie, 1892



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Lady in a Kimona 1894



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) The Bouvier Sisters



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Aglaia



 Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Women on Stairs



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Mrs. George Pratt, c 1918



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Young Girl



Albert Herter (American painter, 1871–1950) Family 1900


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