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Jean Mannheim

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Jean Mannheim (1863 - 1945) was active/lived in California / Germany.  Jean Mannheim is known for Figure, landscape, portrait, genre painting.

Biography photo for Jean Mannheim Born in Bad Kreuznach on the Nahe, Germany on Nov. 18, 1863.  After being drafted into the German army, Mannheim deserted and fled to France where he studied art at Ecole Delecluse, Académie Colarossi, and with DeLancey and Bouguereau.  Having learned book binding early in life, he used this trade to support himself while studying art in Paris.

Upon immigrating to Illinois in 1884, he painted portraits in Chicago and taught in a Decatur art school.  About 1903 he accepted a position at Frank Brangwyn's school in London and stayed for two years.  Returning to the U.S., he taught at the Denver Art School until 1908. He then made his final move to Pasadena and built a home in the Arroyo Seco.  Mannheim maintained a studio in the Blanchard Building in Los Angeles where he exhibited and taught, and in 1913 founded the Stickney Memorial School of Fine Arts in Pasadena.  His figure studies and landscapes prior to 1915 were tighter and done with a

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Who's Who in America 1918; American Art Annual 1919-29; Plein Air Painters (Ruth Westphal); Art in California (R. L. Bernier, 1916); Overland Monthly, Sept. 1933; Who's Who in American Art 1936-41; So. Calif. Artists 1890-1940; Los Angeles Times, 4-5-1936 & 9-8-1945 (obituary).

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Facts about Jean Mannheim

   Jean Mannheim  Born:  1863 - Kreuznach on the Nahe, Germany
Died:   1945 - Pasadena, California
Known for:  Figure, landscape, portrait, genre painting
Name variants:  Jean Manheim

Born in Bad Kreuznach on the Nahe, Germany on Nov. 18, 1863.  After being drafted into the German army, Mannheim deserted and fled to France where he studied art at Ecole Delecluse, Académie Colarossi, and with DeLancey and Bouguereau.  Having learned book binding early in life, he used this trade to support himself while studying art in Paris.

Upon immigrating to Illinois in 1884, he painted portraits in Chicago and taught in a Decatur art school.  About 1903 he accepted a position at Frank Brangwyn's school in London and stayed for two years.  Returning to the U.S., he taught at the Denver Art School until 1908. He then made his final move to Pasadena and built a home in the Arroyo Seco.  Mannheim m

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Who's Who in America 1918; American Art Annual 1919-29; Plein Air Painters (Ruth Westphal); Art in California (R. L. Bernier, 1916); Overland Monthly, Sept. 1933; Who's Who in American Art 1936-41; So. Calif. Artists 1890-1940; Los Angeles Times, 4-5-1936 & 9-8-1945 (obituary).

Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.  ...  Displaying 1437 of 3952 characters.

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