David & Donna Kmetz, American Paintings
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Along the River in Haddam, CT, 1917
oil on canvas, 18" x 24", signed and dated lower right
National Academy artist, Henry Rittenberg was born in Latvia and later immigrated to the United States. From 1906 - 1918 he lived and worked in Philadelphia, then moved to New York. A member of the National Academy, the Salmagundi Club, and he American Artists Professional League, he studied with William Merritt Chase at Shinnecock. He exhibited at the National Academy, the Salmagundi Club, the Corcoran, the Pennsylvania Academy, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Art Club of Philadelphia. Primarily a portrait painter, his works are represented in the New York Historical Society, Columbia University, the Department of Justic in Washington, and in many more public and private collections.
Henry Rittenberg, N.A. (1879 - 1969)