James Drummond Herbert
(1896 - 1970)
James Drummond Herbert was active/lived in New York, Rhode Island. James Herbert is known for dance and theatre genre and figures, illustration, sculpture.
Biography James Drummond Herbert
James D. Herbert, the American painter and sculptor, is an artist of great versatility. His work has been exhibited at home and abroad. Born in New York City, Herbert lived in Manhattan and studied at Columbia University during his youth. He attended the Art Student's League of New York from 1920-1923, and again from 1926-1929.
While there he studied with eminent artists such as Frank Drummond and Kenneth Hayes Miller. He joined a “coterie of intelligent, socially interested and humanly alive artists” such as Reginald Marsh and Isabel Bishop.
As Reginald Marsh was attracted to painting the social theatrics of New York daily life, Herbert painted from a more personal and psychological perspective, capturing the “performances”
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