The Old Print Shop

Ernest D. Roth


Ernest Roth was born in Stuttgart Germany in 1879 and emigrated to the United States in 1884. He went through the New York City public school system and studied etching with James D. Smillie and painting with Edgar M. Ward and George W. Maynard at the National Academy of Design. He was a member of the Salmagundi Club, American Watercolor Society, Chicago Etchers Society, and The Brooklyn Society of Etchers (now the Society of American Graphic Artists).