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Carl Rungius

 (1869 - 1959)
Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius was active/lived in New York, Wyoming / Canada.  Carl Rungius is known for wildlife and landscape painting, illustration, etching.

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Carl Rungius


Born near Berlin, Germany, Carl Rungius became one of America's most noted wildlife artists, usually working in plein air or directly from nature.  His grandfather was a taxidermist and animal hunter, which gave him early exposure to this subject matter.  He was also a hunter of big game from childhood, and eventually his lifestyle merged with his art.

He studied art in Berlin at the Berlin School of Art, the Academy of Fine Arts, and the School of Applied Arts, and one of his teachers was Paul Meyerheim.  His career as a painter began in Berlin in 1889, and much of his early work was in the style of German Romanticism and Realism.

He arrived in the United States from his native Rixdorf in 1894, and   ...  Displaying 750 of 12691 characters.



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About  Carl Rungius

Born:  1869 - Berlin, Germany
Died:   1959 - New York City
Known for:  wildlife and landscape painting, illustration, etching