Joseph Geissler was born in Vienna, Austria in 1816. Geissler had a studio in New York City in 1870-80. Having traveled in Panama and Guatamala, he lived in San Francisco from 1888 until his death in 1899. While there, he made painting trips to Yosemite.
Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1888-90.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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