Antoine Schmitt was born in France on Sept. 9, 1867. Schmitt settled in San Francisco in 1888. During 1909-12 he studied locally at the Institute of Art. A jeweler, he painted in his leisure. In 1918 he moved across the bay to Oakland and remained until his demise on Aug. 7, 1945.
Member: San Francisco Art Association. Exh: CSFA (First 50 Years 1871-1921).
In: Oakland Museum (Ruins of SF City Hall).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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