Ignace (Ignatius) Schott
(1818 - 1883)
Ignace (Ignatius) Schott was active/lived in Michigan, Ontario / France. Ignace Schott is known for mural and easel landscape painting, stained glass, etching.
- Courtesy of Mary G. Payne and Mary Ellen Bellaimey -
Ignace Schott, third from the right, with the owners and workers of Friederichs and Staffin in Detroit
Biography Ignace (Ignatius) Schott
Ignace Schott was born July 28, 1818 in Dabo, France. He has sometimes been referred to as Ignace Schott de Dabo or Ignatius Dabo.
Known primarily as a mural artist and stained glass artisan, it is also known that he was an etcher. He signed his work, Ignace Schott, or used a mark created by his initials in the shape of an anchor.
He studied in Paris under Eugene Delacroix, Paul Delaroche and Charles Gleyre. In the 1850s, he taught and painted in the Saverne area, not far from Dabo. In the 1860s he married Marie Madeleine Oberle.
Because of political unrest caused by the Franco-Prussian War, Schott moved his young family to Detroit, Michigan in early 1870. Churches in Mic
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