Karl Bergvelt was born in Holland on Aug. 20, 1881. Bergfeld studied art in Amsterdam. By 1929 he had settled in Los Angeles and taught at the Otis Art Institute until 1939. He died in Los Alamitos, CA on July 5, 1968.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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