ALBERT STERNER PAINTINGS FOR SALE & BIOGRAPHY
Albert Sterner was born in London of American parents. He started his training at the Art Institute in Birmingham. He went on to study under Gustave Boulanger, Jules Lefebvre and Jean-Léon Gérôme at the Académie Julian in Paris. In 1879, Sterner went to America, working initially as a lithographer and draughtsman in Chicago. In 1885, he founded his own workshop in New York and in 1907 was appointed chairman of the Society of Illustrators. In 1934, Sterner became a member of the National Academy of Design.
Sterner’s extensive work for the press included Harper's, Quiver, Pick-me-up, English Illustrated, Black and White, Life, and Scribner's. He illustrated many literary works including L'ennui, Madame! by D. Meunier, Prue and I by G.W. Curtis and Fenwick's Career by Mrs Ward.
He exhibited in Paris at the Salon des Artistes Français, winning an award in 1891 and a bronze medal in 1900 at the Universal Exhibition as well as a gold medal in Munich in 1905.
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
National Golf Links of America, Southampton, NY
Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Yale Univeristy Library, New Haven, CT