Schlichting, Heinrich Carl (1895-1984?)
Heinrich Schlichting was born in Germany in 1895. Little is known about his life. He first worked for the Public Works of Art Project and then joined the WPA Federal Arts Project in November of 1935 and painted 12 easel works and one mural. His work was allocated to schools in Stamford: Stamford High School, Springdale School, Willard School, Center School, and Hart School. Schlichting may have died in Boca Raton, Florida in April of 1984.
Sources: WPA Artist’s Work Card; Social Security Death Index; Obituary of William Schlichting, Hartford Courant, December 5, 1973.
Works of Art Listed in CT Archives’ database from Heinrich Schlichting:
|The Eternal Task of Youth (26 panels):||oil|
|Portrait Mrs. Hoyt:||oil|
|Man’s Conquest of Fire:||oil|
|Flowering Dogwood:||oil on plaster|