(1869 - 1959)
Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius was active/lived in New York, Wyoming / Canada. Carl Rungius is known for wildlife and landscape painting, illustration, etching.
Biography Carl Rungius
Born near Berlin, Germany, Carl Rungius became one of America's most
noted wildlife artists, usually working in plein air or directly from
nature. His grandfather was a taxidermist and animal hunter,
which gave him early exposure to this subject matter. He was also
a hunter of big game from childhood, and eventually his lifestyle
merged with his art.
He studied art in Berlin at the Berlin
School of Art, the Academy of Fine Arts, and the School of Applied
Arts, and one of his teachers was Paul Meyerheim. His career as a
painter began in Berlin in 1889, and much of his early work was in the
style of German Romanticism and Realism.
He arrived in the
United States from his native Rixdorf in 1894, and
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