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Louise Wueste

 (1803 - 1875)
Louise Heuser Wueste was active/lived in Texas.  Louise Wueste is known for portrait, genre.

Biography   Louise Wueste


Louise Heuser Wueste was born June 6, 1805, in Gummersbach, Germany. She married Peter Wueste in 1824. When he died in 1832, and she had raised her three children, she began her study of art in the late 1840s with August Wilhelm Sohn and Friedrich Boser at the Art Academy in Dusseldorf, where she was living. A woman of enterprise and courage, Wueste went to Texas when in her fifties, wanting fresh experiences and to see her daughters who had moved there. She left Germany in October 1859, reaching San Antonio in January 1860.

Wueste established her studio there, advertising her desire to do portraits "in oil or drawing, as well as to give lessons in every branch of art." She painted a number of children, as she had done in Germany. Sh   ...  Displaying 750 of 2406 characters.

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