(1852 - 1919)
Franz Rohrbeck was active/lived in Wisconsin / Germany, Russian Federation. Franz Rohrbeck is known for figure, mural, and panorama painting.
Biography Franz Rohrbeck
The following, The Panorama Painters of Milwaukee, by Michael Kutzer, was submitted by by Gene Meier. It pertains to five artists including Franz Rohrbeck.
At the end of April 1885, five artists crossed the Atlantic with the
steamer "Fulda" and came to Milwaukee. August Lohr from Munich,
Friedrich Wilhelm Heine and Berhard Schneider from Dresden, and Hermann
von Michalowski and Franz Rohrbeck from Berlin. Lohr had his family
and maid with him, Heine left his family in Dresden, the others were
bachelors. There was also a male model Klötzer.
This group arrived in Milwaukee to paint for the American Panorama
Company of William Wehner huge circular canvasses with s
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