Stow Wengenroth, painter and lithographer, was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 25, 1906. Known for his realistic New England coastal scenes, landscapes, and still lifes, Wengenroth distinguished himself in the field of lithography and authored Making a Lithograph in 1936. His art studies began at the Art Students' League in New York City in 1923 where he was a pupil of George Bridgman until 1925. Wengenroth was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the Providence Watercolor Club, the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the Salmagundi Club in New York City, the Prairie Printmakers, and the Philadelphia Watercolor Club. He became an Associate of the National Academy of Design in 1938 and was elected to full Academician in 1941. Wengenroth's work is represented in the collections of the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Los Angeles Museum of Art, the Seattle Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Carnegie Institute, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the Butler Museum of American Art. Wengenroth died in Rockport, Massachusetts on January 22, 1978.