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Charles Carl Wimar

 (1828 - 1862)
Charles (Carl) Ferdinand Wimar was active/lived in Missouri / Germany.  Charles Carl Wimar is known for frontier scene painting-Indians, animals, portraits, murals.

Charles (Carl) Wimar

Born in Germany, he and his family came to America in 1843. They settled in St. Louis where he spent considerable time with the Indians who camped near this western gateway. In 1852, he returned to Germany, studying four years at the Dusseldorf Academy. He learned careful draftsmanship and fastidious execution and applied this to his interest in the exploits of the American Indian. He made several lengthy trips up the Missouri River to sketch and collect artifacts. He received lucrative commissions but tragically died from tuberculosis, at age 34, just as his career was ascending.

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Early 1850's

About  Charles (Carl) Wimar

Born:  1828 - Siegburg, Germany
Died:   1862 - St. Louis, Missouri
Known for:  frontier scene painting-Indians, animals, portraits, murals