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 August Laux  (1847 - 1921)

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Lived/Active: New York / Germany      Known for: trompe still life, animal, genre

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BIOGRAPHY for August Laux
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Birth
1847 (Rhineland Pfalz, Germany)
 
Death
1921 (Brooklyn, New York)

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New York / Germany

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trompe still life, animal, genre

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Trompe l'Oeil Painting
Born in the Rhineland area of Germany, August Laux became noted for his richly colored, precisely rendered floral still lifes and genre scenes, although early in his career his reputation was for frescoes and decorative painting.

His parents were French and relatives held high government positions in Strausburg. A cousin and one of his uncles were sculptors in Paris, and with exposure from childhood to persons creative in the arts, Laux followed this path. He emigrated to New York City wi (showing 500 of 1218 characters).



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