Carl Ludwig Boeckmann
(1867 - 1923)
Carl Ludwig Boeckmann was active/lived in Minnesota / Norway. Carl Boeckmann is known for portrait and history painting.
Biography Carl Ludwig Boeckmann
Carl Ludwig Boeckmann was a Norwegian-American artist best known as a portrait painter. He was born in Oslo, Norway, the youngest of five children. In 1883, he began to study at Knud Bergslien's school of painting. A year later Christian Krogh, Erik Werenskiold, Eilif Peterssen, and Hans Heyerdahl started another art school, where Boeckmann was a student until 1885.
In 1886, Boeckmann emigrated to America. He created paintings of several well-known Norwegian immigrants, including Reverend Elling Eielsen and Colonel Hans C. Heg of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War Battle of Chickamauga. Other well-known Americans who posed for Boeckmann included President William McKinley, Governor William Merriam, Gov
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