(1885 - 1968)
Hans Egon Frederick Reiss was active/lived in New York, California / Germany. Hans Reiss is known for sculptor-Indian.
Biography Hans Reiss
Hans Egon Reiss, known to his Blackfeet brothers as Netapata, or "Lone Eagle," was one of a long line of artists in a family that handed its talent down from father to son, generation after generation. Hans's father was a painter of romantic landscapes, and he moved the family from Karlsruhe, Germany, where Hans was born to the more picturesque area of the Black Forest in Bavaria. It was here that Hans, his younger brother Winold, and their sisters grew up. It was no wonder that the two boys followed family tradition and entered the Royal Academy of Art in Munich as soon as they were able - Winold to study paining and Hans, sculpture.
In 1913, with the first rumblings of World War I, Hans, who was strongly pacifist, fled to neutral S
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