(1887 - 1963)
Samuel (Kochmeister) Koch was active/lived in New York / Poland. Samuel Koch is known for urban landscape-genre, still life.
The following biography, submitted October 2005, is from Shirley Jones, daughter of the artist.
Samuel Kochmeister was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1887. He
immigrated to the United States in 1910 to escape the czarist
persecution of Jews in Poland and lived the rest of his life in New
York City. He died in 1963 in Queens, New York.
A self-taught artist, who painted under the name Samuel Koch, he
practiced his art while working in a factory to support his
family. He suffered from Parkinson's disease for the last 14
years of his life, but this did not diminish his will to express
himself on canvas.
Mr. Kochmeister's works were exhibited in a number of one-man shows at
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