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Anton Gag

 (1859 - 1908)
Anton Gag was active/lived in Minnesota.  Anton Gag is known for portrait, still life, landscape, mural.

Biography  
Anton Gag


From New Ulm, Minnesota and born and raised in Walk, Bohemia, a province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire which is now in the Czech Republic, Anton Gag seemed to fit the stereotype of the Bohemian artist--always poor, pursuing a talent that did not bring in much money, allowing his children much freedom, and non-conforming in his personal behavior with a reputation for womanizing. Indeed his life and art were formed by the liberal humanist values of the German-Bohemian culture.

He was the last of five children born to George Gaag, the original spelling of the name. His father was a wood craftsman and his mother, Theresa Heller was the daughter of a sheepherder. The family was landless and lived in a broad valley between two mountains.   ...  Displaying 750 of 5326 characters.



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About  Anton Gag

Born:  1859 - Walk, Bohemia
Died:   1908 - New Ulm, Minnesota
Known for:  portrait, still life, landscape, mural