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 Hugo David Pohl  (1878 - 1960)

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Lived/Active: Texas/California/Michigan      Known for: landscape and historical paintings, mural, illustration

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BIOGRAPHY for Hugo Pohl
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1878 (Detroit, Michigan)
 
Death
1960 (San Antonio, Texas)

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Hugo David Pohl became a painter of native people and landscape in New Mexico, Arizona, California and then Texas where he settled and became known for his paintings of missions.  Between 1926 and 1927, he completed 29 Texas mission paintings.

At age 11, he studied with Julius Melchers and later at the Detroit Museum of Art with Joseph Gies.  He also studied in New York City and in Paris at the Academy Julian with Jean Paul Laurens.  He spent a brief time in New York and then was in Chicago for eighteen months doing murals for International Harvester Company.

In 1918, Pohl built a traveling studio onto his car and toured the West where he bought a ranch in Colorado and in 1919, painted the Indians and landscape of New Mexico and Arizona.  In California, he lived briefly in the yard of San Luis Rey Mission, which he painted.  He then became Director in Washington DC of the Art league, spent more time in Paris, and then settled in San Antonio, Texas, where he founded and taught at the San Antonio Art League and was longtime active in art circles.  He was married to Minette Teichmueller, and they operated an art school. and lived in Leon Springs.

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John and Deborah Powers, Texas Painters, Sculptors & Graphic Artists

This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Born in Detroit, MI on March 11, 1878. Pohl studied at the Detroit Museum of Art, ASL in NYC, and at Académie Julian in Paris. Working for 18 months in Chicago painting murals in the Int'l Harvester Company earned him enough to buy a ranch in the Rockies and tour the West. About 1919 he spent two months in southern California painting the missions. Pohl died in San Antonio, TX in 1960. He was the brother of artist Ernest Pohl. Exh: San Antonio (TX) Local Artists, 1933; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1935. In: Union Pacific Railroad; Int'l Harvester Bldg (Chicago).
Source:
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Artists of the American West (Samuels); Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs (Bénézit, E); Who's Who in American Art 1936-59; Texas Artists (Powers).
Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.

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