Edmund Henry Osthaus (German-American, 1858-1928)
Born in Hildesheim, Germany, Edmund Osthaus studied at the Royal Academy of Arts between 1874 and 1882. There in Dusseldorf he was instructed by noted artists Andreas Muller, Peter Jansen, E.V. Gebhardt, E. Deger and later by Christian Kroner a wildlife painter and landscapist.
Osthaus immigrated to the United States in 1883 to be with his parents in Ohio. He eventually became the chief instructor of the Toledo Academy of Fine Arts, and later the director of the Academy between 1886 and 1893. After he resigned, Osthaus devoted his time to shooting and painting for his own fulfillment.
Osthaus knew dogs comprehensively and participated in field trials
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