George Balthazar Gardner
(1835 - 1905)
George Balthazar Gardner was active/lived in Michigan, Pennsylvania / Europe. George Gardner is known for naive landscape and still life painting, teaching.
Biography George Balthazar Gardner
George Balthazar Gardner (1835-1905) moved to the United States from Germany around 1852. He is known to have worked as an artist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Buffalo, New York and Detroit, Michigan.
George Gardner taught at Adrian College in Port Huron, Michigan and was the art department chair at Hillsdale College in Michigan from 1867-1900.
The artist traveled extensively in Europe and the United States and exhibited in Michigan in the 1870s.
Credits: A Century of American Landscapes 1812-1912, Frank S. Schwarz and Son, Philadelphia, 1986