(1856 - 1933)
John Haberle was active/lived in Connecticut. John Haberle is known for trompe l'oeil still life and landscape painting.
John Haberle became a trompe l'oeil still life painter of subjects that
aroused merriment, a sense of abandon, and wacky humor. He spent most
of his life in or near his hometown of New Haven, Connecticut, where he
worked as an engraver, draftsman, and lithographer, and as a custodian
and preparator at Yale University's Peabody Museum of Natural History.
produced about forty extremely detailed trompe-l'oeil pictures between
the mid-1880s and the late 1890s, before deteriorating eyesight forced
him to give up painting.
He taught drawing lessons, founded the
New Haven Sketch Club, and exhibited his works at local bookstores,
saloons, and hotels as well as at prestigious exhibitions at the
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