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Herman Volz

 (1904 - 1990)
Herman Roderick Volz was active/lived in California.  Herman Volz is known for modernist-leaning landscape, genre, harbor view.

Biography   Herman Volz


Painter, muralist, lithographer. Born in Zurich, Switzerland on Dec. 25, 1904. From an early age Volz assisted his grandfather who was a master craftsman in decorative arts. He then studied at the Art und Gewerbeschule in Zurich, the Academy of Fine Art in Vienna, and for four years in France, Spain, Italy, and Holland. He moved to the San Francisco Bay area in 1933 and in 1939 painted murals on the façade of the Federal Bldg on Treasure Island. From 1944-48 he worked in Hollywood as a scenic artist and technical director at Actor's Lab. In the 1960s he established a home and studio in San Jose, CA where he remained until his demise on Dec. 30, 1990. Volz's lithographs of the 1930s expressed social and political themes of that difficult per

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