Educated Eckwersheim and Strassburg. Pupil of Jacques Levy, artist, engraver, Strassburg.
Henry Wolf moved to New York City in 1871, where he created wood engravings of works by Gilbert Stuart, Enrique Serra, Frank Weston Benson, Howard Pyle, Henry Salem Hubbell, John Singer Sargent, A. B. Frost, January Vermeer, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Aimé Morot and Édouard Manet. Many of his engravings were published in Scribner"s Magazine,, Harper"s Monthly, and Century Magazine. In 1896 he started engraving his own artwork.
He exhibited 144 wood engravings at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.
He was awarded the Exposition"s Grand Prize in printmaking that year. He died in home in New York City on March 18, 1916.
Member jury Paris expns., 1889 and 1900. Member jury of admission, and later. Member of advisory committee, and later of International Jury of Awards, Saint Louis Exposition, 1904.
A.N.A., 1905, North.A., 1908.
Member American Federation of Arts, International Society Sculptors, Painters and Gravers (London), Alliance Française, Union Internationale des Beaux-Arts et des Lettres, Paris, France. Principal.
Married Rose, daughter