(1838 - 1888)
Carl Christian (Charles) Brenner was active/lived in Kentucky / Switzerland, Germany. Carl Brenner is known for birch-tree landscape and genre painting, etching.
Biography Carl Brenner
CARL CHRISTIAN BRENNER (1838-1888)
A native of Lauterecken, Bavaria, Carl Christian Brenner was noted for his landscapes and genre paintings. As a youth he demonstrated sufficient artistic talent to be offered admission to the Munich Art Academy. However, instead of securing academic training he was trained by his father as a glazier. In 1853, at the age of fifteen he immigrated to the United States, landing first at New Orleans. He worked as a sign painter and glazier in that city for a few years but then moved to Louisville, Kentucky, where made his home for the remainder of his life. In 1863 Brenner painted a panoramic view of Civil War scenes for the Masonic Hall of Louisville.
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