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William Meyerowitz (1887-1981)

William Meyerowitz (1887-1981)

A painter and etcher, William Meyerowitz came to the United States in 1908 and was a student at the National Academy of Design in New York. As a portraitist, he painted the likenesses of Alfred Einstein and other notables, and as an etcher, he was an innovator in color etching techniques.

He was married to Theresa Bernstein, who also wrote a book about her husband. He belonged to numerous organizations including the Audubon Society of Artists, which he served as director from 1960 to 1967; the Rockport Art Association, and the North Shore Art Association at Gloucester.

From 1930 to 1940, he taught at the Settlement House in New York and from 1940 to 1945 taught at the Modern School of Self Expression. 

Source: Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"

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A painter and etcher, William Meyerowitz came to the United States in 1908 and was a student at the National Academy of Design in New York. As a portraitist, he painted the likenesses of Alfred Einstein and other notables, and as an etcher, he was an innovator in color etching techniques.

He was married to Theresa Bernstein, who also wrote a book about her husband. He belonged to numerous organizations including the Audubon Society of Artists, which he served as director from 1960 to 1967; the Rockport Art Association, and the North Shore Art Association at Gloucester.

From 1930 to 1940, he taught at the Settlement House in New York and from 1940 to 1945 taught at the Modern School of Self Expression. 

Source: Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"

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