Eilshemius, Louis

Eilshemius, Louis (Michel)

(1864–1941) painter; born near Newark, N.J. Based in New York City, he traveled widely. His work is surrealistic, haunting, and shows the influence of Albert Pinkham Ryder, as in New York at Night (c. 1917).
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