(1856 - 1942)
Anna Elizabeth Klumpke was active/lived in Massachusetts, California / France. Anna Klumpke is known for portrait, figure, genre and landscape painting.
Born in San Francisco in 1856, Anna became enamored by the celebrated
French animal painter Rosa Bonheur, a giant among woman painters.
Anna's mother arranged for her to study in Switzerland, then the family
moved to Paris. There she and her sisters often sat around a
large table, focused on sewing while one of her sisters would read
aloud. Anna executed a copy of Rosa Bonheur's Plowing in Nivernais in the Musée du Luxembourg, which became for her a talisman.
In 1882 she entered the Académie Julian to study under Jules-Joseph
Lefebvre and Tony Robert-Fleury. Right away, Klumpke's works were
accepted in the Paris Salon, beginning with An Eccentric in
1882. By 1885 she rece ... Displaying 750 of 9560 characters.