(1860 - 1941)
Henry Leon Roecker was active/lived in Illinois, Tennessee, Iowa, Michigan. Henry Roecker is known for figure-genre, landscape, still life paintings.
Biography Henry Roecker
Henry Roecker was the son of Margaretha (Engler) and Reverend John
William Roecker, a Methodist minister, both born in 1836: John in
Adelshofen (Baden), Germany and Margaretha, in Sevelin,
Austria. Both parents came to America at an early age.
Henry Leon, born in Burlington, Iowa on 22 July 1860, grew up in
Chicago, attended the public schools, and enrolled at the old Academy
of Design on the corner of Van Buren Street and Michigan Avenue.
This was the original school that would eventually become the Art
Institute of Chicago. After Henry had graduated, he decided to go
to Munich for further art studies in 1887. Roecker was impressed
with all of the Americans associated with the
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