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Robert Koehler

 (1850 - 1917)
Robert Koehler was active/lived in Minnesota, Wisconsin.  Robert Koehler is known for portrait, working-class genre, landscape.

Robert Koehler

A painter of portraits, genre scenes and landscapes and a lithographer, Robert Koehler was born in Hamburg, Germany and emigrated to America with his parents in 1854 when Robert was four years old.  The family lived in Milwaukee where Robert Koehler attended the German-English Academy and studied with the drawing instructor, Henry Vianden.  At age fifteen Koehler apprenticed to a lithography firm, Seifert and Lawton, but continued his studies with Vianden, who encouraged the young man to study in Munich.

In the early 1870s, Koehler took a job as a lithographer in Pittsburgh and shortly after in New York where he took night classes at the National Academy of Design with genre painter Lemuel Wilmarth.  In the f  ...  Displaying 750 of 5164 characters.

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Self Portrait (Portrait of the Artist), 1898

About  Robert Koehler

Born:  1850 - Hamburg, Germany
Died:   1917 - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Known for:  portrait, working-class genre, landscape