Gilbert Davis Munger
(1837 - 1903)
Gilbert Davis Munger was active/lived in California, Connecticut / France. Gilbert Munger is known for landscape, coastal views, and genre painting.
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Biography Gilbert Davis Munger
Following is a biography based on information from Michael D Schroeder, art historian from Cupertino, California. He has published a catalog raisonne for Gilbert Davis Munger at the Web site http://GilbertMunger.org
Gilbert Munger died without achieving the status of a first-ranked American painter, and appreciation of his talents is still not widespread. Yet in his early career in San Francisco he was recognized as a serious player in the art scene; and in mid career in Europe, he attracted much favorable coverage in the press, made a comfortable living selling paintings to collectors and museums, and received many medals.
Gilbert Munger was born on April 14, 1837 in Madison, Connecticut. He showed
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