Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fine Arts College, Berlin, 1934; Master of Fine Arts, Fine Arts College, 1935; student, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1940-1943.
Member of faculty, College Liberal Arts, Manhattan College, New York City, 1946-1950; associate in arts, Pace College, New York City, 1950; associate professor, chairman art department, Pace College, New York City professor, Pace College, New York City. Lecturer Asia Institute, summer 1950. Visiting professor Graduate School Music Education, New York University.
(Book by Fingesten, Peter)
Served overseas with C.E., Technology Intelligence, Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member College Art Association, American Association of University Professors, American Society for Aesthetics., Society of Friends.
Married; 1 daughter, Alexandra.