Carl Von Hassler
(1887 - 1969)
Carl Von Hassler was active/lived in New York, New Mexico. Carl Hassler is known for portrait-Indian, landscape, mural.
Growing up in Bremen, Germany, Carl von Hassler always knew he wanted to be an artist. But parents often have different ideas, and at age 14, Carl found himself enrolled in the German Naval Academy. Fortunately, the Academy offered elective art courses and the aspiring young artist was delighted to realize that he could obey his father's wishes and learn to draw and paint at the same time.
Von Hassler experienced another life-altering event two years later when he attended a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. His father, a prominent businessman, had helped bring the temporarily bankrupt troupe to Bremen. "That's when I first decided to go to America," he recalled. That opportunity to go ... Displaying 750 of 10745 characters.