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Walter Ufer

 (1876 - 1936)
Walter Ufer was active/lived in New Mexico.  Walter Ufer is known for social realist landscape, figure, portrait and Indian genre painting, lithography.

Biography   Walter Ufer


Born in Germany to parents who had immigrated the next year to Louisville, Kentucky, Walter Ufer became one of the founders of the Taos Society of Artists and achieved much distinction as a painter of Pueblo Indian genre. He was a complex, enigmatic personality, claiming that he was born in Louisville rather than Germany and suffering chronic alcoholism. During periods of sobriety, he painted powerful canvases of New Mexico Indian genre, especially of the Taos Pueblo.

He showed early art talent and was encouraged by his father, a master gunsmith and by his teachers. After grammar school, he apprenticed to a lithography firm where he learned basic design principles. He spent seven years in Europe and earned his formal art education at   ...  Displaying 750 of 15712 characters.

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