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Criss (Christine Albertina) Glasell

 (1898 - 1971)
Criss (Christine Albertina) Glasell was active/lived in Iowa, Illinois / Austria.  Criss Glasell is known for regional landscape, mural, portrait.

Criss (Christine Albertina) Glasell

The following biography is submitted by Don Leon Glasell, son of the artist, September 2003.

Criss Glasell was born July 8, 1898 as Christine Albertina Rosner in a small town outside of Vienna, Austria and came to the United States with her mechanical engineer father, her mother, two brothers and a sister when she was about 12 years old.  They first lived in Madison, Wisconsin and then later moved to Chicago.

Soon after the move, she enrolled at the Art Institute of Chicago and studied under Wellington Reynolds.  After graduation she took a job decorating hand painted lampshades at a near north shop.  It was there she met her future husband Don Glasell.

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About  Criss (Christine Albertina) Glasell

Born:  1898 - Vienna, Austria
Died:   1971 - Chicago, Illinois
Known for:  regional landscape, mural, portrait