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Louis Christian Mullgardt

 (1866 - 1942)
Louis Christian Mullgardt was active/lived in California, Missouri.  Louis Mullgardt is known for architecture, printmaking, lithography, etching.

Biography   Louis Christian Mullgardt

Born on Jan. 18, 1866 in Washington, MO. Mullgardt studied at Harvard and George Washington University. He worked as an architect in St Louis (1893-02) and in England before settling in San Francisco in 1905. After joining the art department of the Chronicle, he soon became active in the local art scene and established an architecture practice. He was a cofounder and first president of the California Society of Etchers and former president of the San Francisco Society of Architects. During the PPIE of 1915 he was a member of the jury of awards, designed the Court of Ages, and exhibited two etchings. As an architect, his designs include the president's residence at Stanford University, M. H. de Young Museum, University Club in St Lou

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in California 1928; Art in California (R. L. Bernier, 1916); Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); American Art Annual 1915-19; Who's Who in American Art 1947 (obituary); NY Times, 1-16-1942 (obituary).

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