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Gottfried (Godfrey) Titus

 (1831 - 1877)
Gottfried (Godfrey) Titus was active/lived in New York / Germany.  Gottfried Titus is known for figure and portrait painting.

Biography  
Gottfried (Godfrey) Titus


The brother of artist Frances (Franz) Gottfried, Titus Gottfried emigrated to New York City from Bavaria, Germany in July of 1855.  He was then 28 years of age, and his brother was 23. 

In 1861, Titus was married to Sarah Bandmann in New York, and the couple lived in the city.

Titus and his wife had five sons, Frank, Hugo, Arthur, Oscar and Adolph.

He died at age 50 on January 20, 1877.  At that time his residence was 345 East 77th Street.


Sources:
Lynn Dempsey, great, great granddaughter of the artist.  She has a copy of the death certificate.
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art
 



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About  Gottfried (Godfrey) Titus

Born:  1831 - Bavaria, Germany
Died:   1877 - Manhattan, New York
Known for:  figure and portrait painting