(1860 - 1932)
Henry Joseph Breuer was active/lived in California, New York. Henry Breuer is known for landscape and marine painting, illustration.
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Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Henry Breuer earned a reputation as
a well-known "painter of poetic landscapes." (Hughes 145) He
studied art during the 1870s in Buffalo, New York, and then worked as a
designer-decorator for the Rockwood Pottery Company in Cincinnati where
he also attended the Art Academy. He worked for five years as a
lithographer in New York City.
In 1888, he settled in San Francisco where he became art editor for the San Francisco Chronicle and Californian
magazine. Then he went to France for art study and was influenced
by the Barbizon School of impressionist painters of rural landscapes.
Living out of a horse-drawn wagon, he traveled extensively along the
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