Born in Germany in 1869. Richter had settled in Pasadena by 1910. He was a curator at the Santa Barbara Museum in 1920. He later returned to Pasadena and died there of heart failure on October 28, 1929.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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