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Frank (Franz) Wilhelm Berger

 (1831 - 1916)
Frank (Franz) Wilhelm Berger was active/lived in Minnesota, New York / Sweden.  Frank Berger is known for drawing and sculpture, teaching.

Biography   Frank (Franz) Wilhelm Berger


Frank (Frans) Wilhelm Berger   (1831- 1916)

Born in Stockholm, Berger studied in Hamburg, Berlin, Vienna, and Paris before immigrating to America in 1871.  Initially settling in New York, then Philadelphia, he moved to Chicago in 1881, to Minneapolis in 1883, and St. Paul in 1901.  Berger taught drawing and sculpture at Central High School in Minneapolis. 


Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, Art Historian and Researcher, East Lansing, Michigan

Source:
Swanson, Mary Towley.  Tangled Web: Swedish Immigrant Artists' Patronage Systems, 1880-1940.   2004.



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