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Otto Muhlenfeld

 (1871 - 1907)
Otto Muhlenfeld was active/lived in Maryland.  Otto Muhlenfeld is known for ship portrait.

Otto Muhlenfeld

Listed in "Who was Who in American Art" as the "Baltimore port painter" Otto Muhlenfeld is known as one of the premier regional marine artists of the greater Chesapeake Bay area. Specializing in ship portraiture, many are of the harbor and waterway workhorses, the steam tugboat. While not considered as glamourous or fast as the yachts and large merchant ships, tugs proved to be amongst the most stable ships in service, in all varieties of weather.

At one time, in 1898, Otto was identified on the Baltimore City rolls as "Muhlenfeld brothers, ship painters", in conjunction with his brother John. A mix of portraits directly commissioned by owners and captains have surfaced with a relative few other known works with subjects chosen by th  ...  Displaying 750 of 1185 characters.

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About  Otto Muhlenfeld

Born:  1871 - Baltimore
Died:   1907
Known for:  ship portrait