Henry B Christian
(1883 - 1953)
Henry B. Christian was active/lived in Hawaii, Minnesota. Henry Christian is known for figure and landscape painting, educator.
Biography Henry B. Christian
Henry B. Christian (1883-1953) was a painter who was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He studied at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and first visited Hawaii in 1908. He made frequent trips between Minnesota and Hawaii before settling in Honolulu.
Christian was art director of Paradise of the Pacific 1908-10, 1917-19, and 1922-38. He died in Honolulu on December 23, 1953.
A large collection of his Hawaiian pencil drawings is at the Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin.
Submitted by James Hustace, Hawaii
Henry Christian, Wikipedia, 2012
Literature: Don R. Severson, Finding Paradise: Island Art in Private Collections,
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