Carl Werntz

Cartoonist, Author

1874 – 1944

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Who was Carl Werntz?

Carl Newland Werntz was an American painter, fine arts photographer, illustrator, cartoonist and educator who founded the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. Werntz was a world traveler who was a proponent of Asian art and Japonisme. Through his own sketching and photographic expeditions to the American Southwest and his influence, he played an important role in the development of painting in the Southwest region in the early 20th century.

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Born
Jul 9, 1874
Sterling
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Oct 7, 1944
Mexico City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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