Criss (Christine Albertina) Glasell
(1898 - 1971)
Criss (Christine Albertina) Glasell was active/lived in Iowa, Illinois / Austria. Criss Glasell is known for regional landscape, mural, portrait.
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Biography Criss (Christine Albertina) Glasell
The following biography is submitted by Don Leon Glasell, son of the artist, September 2003.
Criss Glasell was born July 8, 1898 as Christine Albertina
Rosner in a small town outside of Vienna, Austria and came to the
United States with her mechanical engineer father, her mother, two
brothers and a sister when she was about 12 years old. They first
lived in Madison, Wisconsin and then later moved to Chicago.
after the move, she enrolled at the Art Institute of Chicago and
studied under Wellington Reynolds. After graduation she took a
job decorating hand painted lampshades at a near north shop. It
was there she met her future husband Don Glasell.
married in Crown Point, I
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