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Emil Bisttram

Featured Artist – Emil Bisttram (1895 – 1976)See Artwork

FEATURED ARTIST – Emil Bisttram (1895 – 1976)

Emil Bisttram was born in Hungary, near the Romanian border, in 1895. When he was 11 years old, his family immigrated to New York City. Emil grew up in the tenement buildings that had become the destination for so many Eastern European immigrant families. He was a talented artist, and after a few years began his schooling at the National Academy of Art and Design, then Cooper Union, Parsons, and The Art Student’s League. Most of his studies were completed through night courses, as he was working as a commercial artist to support himself. His eagerness to study would translate to a love of and great skill for teaching. He began teaching soon after completing school, first at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts, and then at the Master Institute of the Roerich Museum.


Emil Bisttram Artwork For Sale

Artist:Bisttram, Emil
Medium: Oil
Dimensions: 30 x 24
Price: $17,500
Late Evening, Taos NM
Artist:Bisttram, Emil
Medium: Watercolor
Dimensions: 18 x 20
Price: $5,900
Southwest Landscape
Artist:Bisttram, Emil
Medium: Watercolor
Dimensions: 8½ x 20
Price: $1,700
Tree’s Twilight

Emil Bisttram
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