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William Meyerowitz
Date: American painter and printmaker, 1887–1981
Biography: Born in Russia, painter and etcher William Meyerowitz came to the United States in 1908 and studied at the National Academy of Design in New York. He was produced well-regarded portraits and modernist interpretations of the city and was a pioneer of color etching techniques. He was married to artist Theresa Bernstein and they spent summers in Gloucester, Massachusetss. He taught at the Settlement House in New York.