Born in Germany on Jan. 7, 1878. Active in San Francisco in 1936, Planert was an employee of the Federal Art Project. (His supervisor described him as "an excellent craftsman with little or no creative ability.") He died in San Francisco on June 6, 1952.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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