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Anna Klumpke

 (1856 - 1942)
Anna Elizabeth Klumpke was active/lived in Massachusetts, California / France.  Anna Klumpke is known for portrait, figure, genre and landscape painting.

Anna Klumpke

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.

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About  Anna Klumpke

Born:  1856 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1942 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  portrait, figure, genre and landscape painting