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Karl Schmidt

 (1890 - 1962)
Karl Schmidt was active/lived in Massachusetts, California, Connecticut.  Karl Schmidt is known for landscape and marine painter.

Biography  
Karl Schmidt


Painter. Born in Worcester, MA on Jan. 11, 1890.  Schmidt began drawing and painting when quite young.  After graduating from Polytechnic Institute in his native city, he traveled to England where he studied art and painted seascapes of Cornwall and coast of Brittany.

He was a resident of Boston and Worcester until 1915 when he moved to Santa Barbara, CA where he was associated with the Harmer Studio.

In 1918 he joined the Navy and served in the Bureau of Aeronautics. He later pioneered construction of lighter-than-air craft and rose to the rank of commander.

While in the Navy he exhibited in several cities throughout the U.S. Schmidt died in Los Gatos, CA on Sept. 26, 1962.

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About  Karl Schmidt

Born:  1890 - Worcester, Massachusetts
Died:   1962 - Los Gatos, California
Known for:  landscape and marine painter