(1857 - 1938)
Detlef Sammann was active/lived in California / Germany. Detlef Sammann is known for coastal view, landscape, genre.
Biography Detlef Sammann
Detlef Sammann (1857- 1938)
Detlef Sammann was known as an interior decorator before he was recognized as a prominent figure in the California Impressionist movement in the early 1900's. Born in 1857, and raised in Schlewig, Germany, Sammann acquired painting experience working as a fresco painter in his youth. He attended the Industrial Art School in Dresden for four years and also gained notoriety as a decorator for the court in that same city. He immigrated to New York in 1881 where he worked as a decorator for a short time and was awarded commissions from the White House under President Benjamin Harrison.
In 1900 Sammann moved west to California for health reasons, settling in the town of Pasadena. He would eventually ren
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