(November 17, 1872–10/2/1945)
American Portrait Painter; parents, Jean-Jacques and Marie (de Schomberg) were from Holland. Bachelor of Letters, University of Paris, 1889; studied at Ecole des Beaux-Arts until 1892; studied in Spain in 1893-1895; studied with Delaunay and Gustave Moreau. Came to the United States in 1897; married Louise McAllister in 1903. Exhibitied at the Paris Salon, the Societe des Artistes Francais, where he received an honorable mention in 1909. Became an associate of the National Academy in 1906. Represented in the permanent collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC (including portraits of Louise and Arthur Hearn); and the National Gallery, Washington, D.C. (including a portrait of William T. Evans). Awarded the Silver medal at the St. Louis Exposition of 1904; the third-place medal at the Paris Salon of 1906.