Carl Von Marr
(1858 - 1936)
Carl Von Marr was active/lived in Wisconsin / Germany. Carl Von Marr is known for genre, portrait, narrative, figure.
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Biography Carl Von Marr
Carl Von Marr became a renowned expatriate painter and teacher, living much of his professional life in Germany where he created numerous works including figure, genre, and religious subjects. He also depicted peasants in landscapes in a somber palette. Later Marr investigated decorative and symbolic subjects and adopted a much brighter and wider chromatic range.
He was born in Milwaukee to parents John and Bertha Marr. They raised their son in a modest home on Knapp Street. John Marr was a wood-engraver artist in an engraving firm, and his son, Carl Marr, joined him in the business at age fifteen. He also took lessons from Henry Vianden, prominent Milwaukee artist of that era.
Marr went to Weimar, Germany 1875 to 1876 to stu
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