Weniger, Maria

Weniger, Maria P.  (1880-?)

Maria Weniger was born in Bevensen, Germany in 1880. She studied art in Munich. She was a member of the Art Alliance of America. She lived in New York City and then moved to Silvermine, in New Canaan, Connecticut. Weniger worked under the Public Works of Art Project and then completed one work under the WPA Federal Arts Project, a carved mahogany sculpture of a football player. Her date of death is unknown.

 

Sources: Who Was Who in American Art (1985), p. 670; Fielding’s Dictionary of American Art (1986), p. 1012; “Here and There-Silvermine, Connecticut,” New York Times, July 26, 1936.

Works of Art Listed in CT Archives’ database from Maria Weniger:

Foot Ball Player: mahogany
Weniger, Maria