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Alfred Henry Maurer and his bungalow at Shady Brook

Alfred Henry Maurer and his bungalow at Shady Brook

Maurer, Alfred Henry

Item Information

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 x 12 cm.

Description: Title and date from penciled note on back of photo (gives date as "mid-1920s").

Taped to back of photo is a typewritten label which gives a brief bio of Maurer: Son of the painter Louis Maurer, Alfred broke away from the academicism of his father's generation and joined other young Americans in learning lessons in Paris from Les Fauves. An unhappy man all his life, he committed suicide at age 64.

Creator: Maurer, Alfred Henry

Forms part of: Bertha Schaefer papers and gallery records, 1909-1975, bulk, 1940-1965

Digital ID: 13882