Ernest Wilhelm Baumann was born in Berlin, Germany on July 12, 1862. By
1900 Baumann had immigrated to the U.S. After a few years in Houston, he settled in San Francisco. For many years he taught painting at night in the public schools.
He died in San Francisco on Aug. 17, 1925.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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