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Albert Fahrenberg

 (born 1825)
Albert Fahrenberg was active/lived in Kansas, California / Germany.  Albert Fahrenberg is known for portrait painting.

Biography  
Albert Fahrenberg


Biography from the Archives of askART

Born in Cologne, Germany in 1825. Fahrenberg sailed to NYC in 1850 and worked there as both artist and cigar maker until 1858. An itinerant artist, he was in Louisville (1859), New Orleans (1860), San Antonio (1878), and Mexico before coming to San Francisco in 1886. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1886. In: Witte Museum (San Antonio).

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America (Groce, George C. and David H. Wallace).

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Biography from the Archives of askART
Portrait painter, coming via San Antonio, Texas.  Maintained a Wichita studio upstairs at Douglas Avenue in the Baltimore Block and a residence on Williams Street, 3 doors west of Market Street in 1883.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory. Detroit: R.L. Polk & Co. (v.1= 1878-9 v.5= 1886 v.9= 1900) (v.2= 1880 v.6= 1888-89 v.10= 1904) (v.3= 1882-83 v.7= 1891 v.11= 1908) (v.4= 1884-85 v.8= 1894 v.12= 1912) 1882-83, 1884-85; Wichita City Directory (1877; 1878; 1881; 1883; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1894; 1896; 1898-99; 1900; 1902; 1903-04; 1904-05; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934) 1883

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.


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About  Albert Fahrenberg

Born:  1825 - Cologne, Germany
Known for:  portrait painting