David & Donna Kmetz, American Paintings
508 476 2214
John Wenger (1887 - 1976)
oil on board, approx. 6" x 8", signed lower left
New York artist John Wenger was born in Russia, studied at the Imperial Art Academy in Odessa, then at Cooper Union and the National Academy of Design. He had a noteworthy career in Theatrical stage design for the Metropolitan Opera, the Boston Opera, the Zieglfeld Follies, and many more. His works are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian, and more.