Franz Maximiian Baum
(1888 - 1982)
Franz Maximiian Baum was active/lived in California, Washington / Germany. Franz Baum is known for Landscape, animal painting, etching, teaching.
Biography Franz Maximiian Baum
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Franz Maxmilian Baum (January 14, 1888-May 6, 1982) was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, the youngest of three children. His mother was a well known concert pianist, Julia Anna Bloch, and his father, the owner of a linen mill and imported fabric business. In 1907 Franz spent some time in Lausanne, Switzerland, learning French and Italian languages. Following, he studied for two years at the Stuttgart Academy of Art and Design. From there, Munich, where he continued his art education at the Munich Royal Academy, taking part in a Secessions exhibition in 1912.
Come WWI, he served in a few different positions over four years, spending part of it leading a mounted scout troupe. Franz once told his youngest daughter Valora that he could hear
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