George A. Glaenzer (1848-1915)
Born in Paris, France, July 5,1848, was a graduate of the Universities of Paris and Stuttgart. He fought for France in the Franco-Prussian War and was a member of the French Commission at the centennial Exposition at Philadelphia in 1876, and a founder of the National School of Decorative Art in Paris. He came to the United States in 1880 and as a decorator did work for F.W.Vanderbilt, John D. Archbold, and others. Glaenzer was a member of the National Academy, the Architectural League and many other artistic societies.
He died at his home in New York City, April 20, 1915.
Who's Who In New York, Volume 4, p.552
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