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Ernest Martin Hennings  American  1886 -1956
Born: Pennsgrove, New Jersey, United States 
Studied: Art Institute of Chicago 
Royal Academy, Munich 
Instructors: Franz Stuck 
Exhibited: Hennings One-Man Show, Marshall Field and Company, 
Examples of Work: Gilcrease Institute, Tulsa 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art 
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
Chicago Municipal Collection 
State Collection, Springfield, Illinois 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Classical
Subjects Known For: American Indians
Memberships: Art Institute of Chicago 
Chicago Cliff Dwellers 
Salmagundi Club, New York 
Taos Society of Artists 
Chicago Galleries Association 
Chicago Painters and Sculptors 
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E. Martin Hennings joined the Taos Society of Artists in 1924, becoming one of the last full members to join the Society before they voted to disband in 1927. Hennings knew from an early age that he wanted to be a painter and he was encouraged in this career by his family. In 1968 his daughter He... (More)

Ernest Hennings, born in 1886, studied for five years at the Art Institute of Chicago and also at the Munich Royal Academy. He returned to Chicago after his studies in Germany at the outbreak of WWI. Hennings became a muralist... (More)

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