Born in Germany on Sept. 17, 1880. Thiene moved to southern California in 1911. He settled in Pasadena in 1916 and worked there for 50 years as a landscape architect while painting in his leisure. He died there on Aug. 27, 1971.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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