The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Hoeber, Arthur

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HOEBER, Arthur, American artist: b. New York, 23 July 1854; d. Nutley, N. J., 29 April 1915. He studied under Beckwith at the Art Students' League in New York, and under Gérôme at the École des Beaux Arts, exhibited for the first time at the Salon in 1882 and was a contributor to most American exhibitions. He was art critic of the New York Times for three years, associate editor of the Illustrated American for one year and later became art critic of the New York Globe and Commercial Advertiser. He was also known as a lecturer on art. He was elected an associate of the National Academy. Among his writings are ‘Treasures of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’ (1892); and ‘Painting in the 19th Century in France, Belgium, Spain and Italy.’ His Salon picture in 1882 was ‘Sur la Grande Route’ and in 1885 ‘Le Pain Quotidien.’