Heinrich Balduin/Baldwin Mollhausen
(1825 - 1905)
Heinrich Balduin/Baldwin Mollhausen was active/lived in Arizona, California / Germany. Heinrich Mollhausen is known for topographical drawing and painting.
Biography Heinrich Balduin/Baldwin Mollhausen
A German explorer artist and writer who made three extensive trips to the American West, Heinrich Mollhausen was inspired by America and subjects including "Indians, the plains, Utah and the Mormons, gold and California, the Santa Fe trail, the Civil War, the South, the Great Lakes and the sea." (23) He was born near Bonn, Germany. His father, who collected copper engravings, died when Mollhausen was young, and he then lived with relatives who enrolled him for schooling at Bonn. He showed early talent for drawing but had no special training. After several years in the military, he became one of the many German immigrants who moved westward across the United States.
Mollhausen's trips to the United States were
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