Herman Hugo Haag
(1871 - 1895)
Herman Hugo Haag was active/lived in Utah. Herman Haag is known for landscape, figure and religious painting.
Biography Herman Hugo Haag
After J. T. Harwood's return to Salt Lake City from California in 1885, he set up as an art teacher in the territory's capitol city and took on some pupils. At least one of these was Herman Haag who later established a creditable local reputation as a painter. Harwood was joined by Haag in 1888 or '89 in Europe as the fifth and youngest LDS missionary in Paris.
Originally from Stuttgart, Germany, the LDS convert went all the way to Salt Lake City only to be advised by Harwood and others to study art in Paris. Harwood thought Haag exceptionally talented when that teenager took lessons from him in Utah, and now the youth proved it by taking a prize competition at the Académie Julian, won "over 40 competitors" not even a
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