Ferdinand A. Busing (1881-1962)
Etching, date unknown, 2¾” x 3¾”
Framing by the Noble Maritime Collection

Art director and artist at the New York Sun for 35 years, Ferdinand A. Busing (1881-1962) is a Staten Island artist known for his oil paintings, watercolors, and etchings, often of Staten Island scenes.  He often worked as an illustrator for magazines and corporate publications.   In October, 1983, Wagner College mounted an installation of Busing’s etchings which were printed from his original plates and which are now in the collection of the Noble Maritime Collection.