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Richard Lorenz

 (1858 - 1915)
Richard Lorenz was active/lived in Wisconsin / Germany.  Richard Lorenz is known for panoramic frontier-horse genre painting.

Biography  
Richard Lorenz


Born on a farm in Voigstaedt, Weimar, Germany, Richard Lorenz became a painter and illustrator of dramatic western scenes, especially of the Plains Indian culture and the consequences of encounters with the white man's civilization.  His most famous pupil was Frank Tenney Johnson.  He was also well known for panoramic* painting and for depictions of horses, genre and landscapes.

As a young person in Germany, Lorenz determined to become a Biblical painter because he was fascinated by the subject of wandering, nomadic people in wilderness areas.  He grew up in a village twenty-eight miles north of Weimar, and at age 15, began art study in Weimar including at the Royal Academy of Arts, where his work was recogn  ...  Displaying 750 of 6006 characters.



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About  Richard Lorenz

Born:  1858 - Voigstaedt, Weimar, Germany
Died:   1915 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Known for:  panoramic frontier-horse genre painting