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Julius Jon Konigshofer

 (1906 - 1990)
Julius Jon Konigshofer was active/lived in California.  Julius Konigshofer is known for Painter, designer, muralist, wood carver.

Biography   Julius Jon Konigshofer

Born in Alameda, CA on Jan. 13, 1906.  Konigshofer was an art major at the University of Oregon (1925-26) followed by study at the ASL in NYC (1929-30) and CCAC (1932-33).  After his academic training he was popular as a muralist in northern California.  All of his watercolors were done during the early 1930s while living at a summer home in Ben Lomond.  In 1937 he moved nearby to Carmel and became successful as a designer of many of the fine homes on the Monterey Peninsula.  His designs appeared in and on covers of House Beautiful, House & Garden, Sunset, and Life magazines.  He died in Carmel on Oct. 13, 1990. 

Exh:  Santa Cruz Art League, 1934-35; Bay Region AA, 1935.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Invw; Monterey Herald, 10-17-1990 (obit).

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