(1898 - 1977)
Franz Walter Bergmann was active/lived in California / Austria. Franz Bergmann is known for mural, town-landscape watercolor painting, illustration.
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Biography Franz Bergmann
Franz Bergmann was famous for his boldly painted modernist murals and oil and watercolor paintings. Born in 1898 in Vienna, Austria, he was raised with the artistic influence of his father who was a painter as well as a librarian at the University of Vienna.
Bergmann, who early in his career listed his name as Walter Bergman, enrolled in the Vienna National Academy of Art after serving in World War I, and graduated with honors in 1925. He then moved to the United States and lived in New York, Colorado, and Chicago, Illinois, before settling in San Francisco, California, in 1929. There he worked as a muralist and a painter, having also painted murals in Chicago for the Sir Francis Drake Hotel.
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