Augustus B Koopman
(1869 - 1914)
Augustus B. Koopman was active/lived in New York, North Carolina / France. Augustus Koopman is known for genre, landscape, figure and portrait painting.
Biography Augustus B. Koopman
Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Augustus Koopman was a painter and etcher of subjects that included the American West. He lived only 45 years and spent most of his short life in Paris where he was a member of an extensive expatriate community in Montparnasse. He also did much painting of marine and figurative subjects at Etaples, along the coast near Belgium.
Koopmna studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and in Paris between 1887 and 1892 at the Academie Julian and the Ecole des Beaux Arts. Among his teachers were William Bouguereau and Benjamin Constant and Tony Robert-Fleury.
His dry-points and etchings are in the Congressional and New York Public Libraries. He first visited the Grand Canyon in 1913, and
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