Richard Kruger was active/lived in California / Germany. Richard Kruger is known for landscape, coastal view and desert painting.
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Born in Germany to American parents, Richard Kruger studied there to become a physician, but changing his mind, became a painting student of Richard Tuettner. Seeking adventure, he emigrated at age 20 to New York City and from there, on foot, he headed West. His primary interest was landscape painting, and going through the desert of Arizona and southeastern California, he did much sketching of the desert.
He later returned to Arizona for more painting subjects, which included scenes of the Grand Canyon. His paintings of the Canyon and the Santa Cruz Sand Dunes are in the Santa Fe Railroad Collection. Of his work, Edan Hughes wrote: "His paintings have a romantic, Old World quality to them.&n
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