Robert S German
(1862 - 1891)
Robert S. German was active/lived in Florida / Germany. Robert German is known for portrait, cityscape and coastal landscape painting, atmospherics.
Biography Robert S. German
Robert S. German
( 1862 – 1891)
Robert S. German was born near Berlin, Germany, in 1862. He studied fine art including academic history and portrait painting at academies in Stuttgart and Dusseldorf, Germany. He also spent a year in London before emigrating to the United States in the 1880s, settling near Boston, Massachusetts, which became his headquarters.
Documents in the collection of the St. Augustine Historical Society and dated paintings record German in the St. Augustine area during the winters of the 1880s and 1890s as the guest of millionaire hotelier and railroad magnate, Henry Morrison Flagler.
Flagler brought his ailing wife to the city of St. Augustine in 1883. Mrs. Flagler seemed to respond to th
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