Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Hoeber, Arthur

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HOEBER, ARTHUR, an American painter; born in New York City in 1854. He studied in New York and Paris. While well known as a successful painter his reputation perhaps rests on his art criticism. He was art director for the “New York Times” for three years and was assistant editor of the “Illustrated American” for one year. He later was art critic for the “New York Globe” and “Commercial Advertiser.” He was also widely known as a lecturer on art subjects. His popular writings include “The Treasures of the Metropolitan Museum of Art” (1892); “Painting in the Nineteenth Century in France, Belgium, Spain and Italy. He was a member of the International Art Association of Chicago. He died in 1915.