(1878 - 1960)
Hugo David Pohl was active/lived in Texas, California, Michigan. Hugo Pohl is known for landscape and historical paintings, mural, illustration.
Biography Hugo Pohl
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Hugo David Pohl became a painter of native people and landscape in New Mexico, Arizona, California and then Texas where he settled and became known for his paintings of missions. Between 1926 and 1927, he completed 29 Texas mission paintings.
At age 11, he studied with Julius Melchers and later at the Detroit Museum of Art with Joseph Gies. He also studied in New York City and in Paris at the Academy Julian with Jean Paul Laurens. He spent a brief time in New York and then was in Chicago for eighteen months doing murals for International Harvester Company.
In 1918, Pohl built a traveling studio onto his car and toured the West where he bought a ranch in Colorado and in 1919, painte
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