biografía de Louis KRONBERG (1872-1965)

Lugar de nacimiento: Boston, MA

Lugar de defunción: Palm Beach, FL

Direcciones: Boston, until 1919; NYC, from 1919, and Palm Beach, FL; with frequent travel to Paris

Profesión: Painter, art dealer, advisor, teacher

Estudios: ASL; BMFA Sch. (Ernest W. Longfellow Traveling Scholarship); Acad. Julian, Paris, 1894-96, with Benjamin-Constant, Laurens; also with Collin

Exposiciones: Boston AC, 1891-1907; PAFA Ann., 1892-1941 frequently; Paris Salon, 1897-99; Corcoran Gal. biennials, 1907-39 (12 times); AIC; NAD, frequently, from 1911; Pan.-Pac. Expo., San Fran., 1915 (med.); SC, 1919 (prize); Rockport AA; S. Indp. A., 1917-18, 1920; Intl. Expo., Paris, 1937 (medal). Other awards: Chevalier, Legion of Honor, France, 1951

Asociaciones: ANA, 1935; NA; SC; Boston AC; Salon des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Boston Gld. A.; Copley S.; AWCS; NYWCC; Boston SWCP; Lotos Cl.; Rockport AA

Obra: MMA; BMFA; Isabella Stewart Gardner Mus. Boston; Joslyn Mem.; PAFA; NYHS; AIC; Herron AI; Butler AI; Albright-Knox Art Gal., Buffalo, NY; Indianapolis Mus. A.; San Diego Mus.A.; and in Paris: Luxembourg Mus.; SociÈtÈ Nationale; and Musee D'Orsay

Comentarios: Kronberg was a prolific painter, specializing in oil, watercolor, and pastel portraits and scenes of gypsies and Spanish dancers; also made fan paintings. Traveled often to Paris, where he acted as buyer of paintings for Isabella Stewart Gardner (after Bernard Berensen). He also painted in Algiers and Spain (1921 and 1922).

Fuentes: WW59; WW47; 300 Years of American Art, 654; Fink, American Art at the Nineteenth-Century Paris Salons, 363; Falk, Exh. Record Series; add'l info courtesy Tina Berins of Mass.

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