John Anton Mallin
(1883 - 1973)
John Anton Mallin was active/lived in Illinois / Czech Republic. John Mallin is known for church decoration, ecclesiastical painting, mosaics.
Biography John Anton Mallin
John Mallin was born Johann Malinkowitsch on April 14th, 1883 in the town of Bischofwart in what was then Lower Austria, and is now the Czech Republic. Johann was apprenticed to a series of master trainers in the painter's trade from April 1, 1898 until April 1, 1902. Until 1906, he continued to live and work near his home as a painter's assistant with a number of employers, some of whom were his former master instructors.
He shortened his name to Mallin and came to the United States in 1907.
He settled in Chicago and eventually opened a studio in the Fine Arts Building at 410 South Michigan Boulevard. He specialized in church decoration and ecclesiastical painting as well as art glass and mosaics.