William Hentschel


William Hentschel


Oil on Board
29 3/4 x 34 inches

Signed Verso

Newcomb Macklin Frame

Exhibited: Whitney Museum of
American Art “1949 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting”
December 1949 - February 1950


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William Hentschel was born in New York City in 1892. He studied at the Art Students League and Columbia University in New York, the University of Kentucky (where he got his degree) and the Cincinnati Art Academy. He was a well known painter, teacher, designer, and craftsperson.  He was a designer for the Rookwood Pottery Company where he work until 1932 and produced over 4,000 designs for ceramics. He taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati from 1921-57.  He died in Burlington, Kentucky in 1962.


Art Academy of Cincinnati; ASL; Columbia University


Syracuse MFA; MMA; WMAA; CM; CGA; U.S. Nat. Mus; AIC; Marshall Field & Co.; Monticello College; Shimer Jr. College; Illinois State Fair, 1951; Indiana Univ.; Herron AI; Flint IA; Newark Mus; Milwaukee AI; Norton Gal; NOMA; Currier Art Gal; Butler AI; Portland OR Art Mus; PMA; SAM; Taft Museum (solo) 1945; Miami Beach AC


IBM; Smithsonian Inst.; MMA; CM; Western & Southern Life Ins. Bldg; Cincinnati (mural)


WW59; WW47