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Emmanuel Sandelius

 (- 1845)
Emmanuel Sandelius was active/lived in California / Sweden.  Emmanuel Sandelius is known for landscape-missions.

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Emmanuel Sandelius


Emmanuel SANDELIUS ( -- c1845). Watercolorist. Born in Sweden.

Sandelius was the bastard son of King Charles XIII and called himself the "King's Orphan." He traveled under the name Gustave M. WASEURTZ and was active on the East Coast, Brazil, Mexico, and Australia, before coming to California where he made made shorthand pen and ink sketches of missions and settlements.

In 1842 he did some of the earliest drawings and paintings of southern California. He died of tuberculosis in New Orleans about 1845.

Source:
Edan Hughes, Artists in California, 1786-1940
Art in California: 450 Years by Nancy Moure
Who Was Who in American Art by Peter Falk



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