(1871 - 1955)
Joseph Adam Imhoff was active/lived in New Mexico, New York / Mexico. Joseph Imhoff is known for lithography, Indian pueblo genre painting.
Biography Joseph Imhoff
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Joseph Imhof was a self-taught lithographer
for Currier and Ives in New York City and then became an important
documentary painter of Indian life in New Mexico. He is best
known for a series of sixty paintings focused on the importance of corn
in the culture of the Pueblo Indians.
In 1891, he went to Europe
for four years of formal training and apprenticed to artists in Paris,
Brussels, Antwerp, and Munich. In Antwerp, he met and sketched
Buffalo Bill and his Indians in the "Wild West Show," which was making
a grand tour of Europe. Ironically, it was this experience with Buffalo
Bill in Europe that set the direction of his career rather than his
exposure to European artists. How
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