Karl Petzoldt was born in Switzerland in 1836. While a resident of San Francisco in 1870-88, Petzoldt painted landscapes and theatrical scenery for local theaters.
Exhibited: San Francisco Art Ass'n, 1873; Mechanics' Institute (SF), 1873, 1877.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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