Born in Germany in 1883. Schneider studied for several years in Paris, Florence, and Brussels where he was a member of the Royal Academy of Belgium. Arriving in Los Angeles in 1909, he established a studio where he did portrait busts and the lions at the entrance to the Hershey Arms on Wilshire Blvd. In 1912 he moved to San Francisco. In: Botanical Gardens (Brussels); Dublin Museum; Brussels Museum.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Southern California Artists
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