Aloys Ludwig Bohnen
(1880 - 1969)
Aloys Ludwig Bohnen was active/lived in California, Minnesota. Aloys Bohnen is known for Portrait painting.
Biography Aloys Ludwig Bohnen
The following information is from John Ervin, a great nephew of the artist.
Aloys, I am 99.9% certain, was born in 1880, and, unless I'm greatly mistaken, passed in 1969.
He was commissioned by FDR as part of WPA to do most of the huge murals in San Diego, as train station walls, etc. My mom said she thought most of them had not been protected, they were tearing those buildings down in recent years without much thought of saving those wondrous works of his, some of his most striking, content enough to name some local "Der Wienerschnitzel" as a national landmark or other, you know, though good photographs of the murals still survive.
There is also a coffee table book in which his fabulous art
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