Ada Vorhaus Gabriel Biography

Ada Vorhaus Gabriel





Ada Vorhaus Gabriel, designer, painter and printmaker, was born to Louis and Johannah Vorhaus in Larchmont, New York on 18 July 1897. She studied at Barnard College, the New York School of Design, with Erich Gletter in Munich, and with Emil Ganso in New York. She married Gilbert Wolf Gabriel, author and dramatic critic, on 3 June 1919 and the following year they were listed as living on West 54th Street in New York.

Gabriel’s lithograph Street in Curacao was included in Fine Prints of the Year and Fifty Prints of the Year in 1936. Her work was represented by Frederick Keppel & Company in New York and her work is in the collections of the Georgetown University Art Collection; Harvard Art Museums; Indianapolis Museum of Art; Library of Congress; National Association of Women Artists; National Gallery of Art; Toledo Museum of Art; Yale University Art Gallery; Whitney Museum of American Art; and the Wolfsonian, Florida International University.

Ada Vorhaus Gabriel died in New York City in January 1975.