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Marr, Carl

MARR, CARL (1858- ) (> American artist, was born at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on the'14th of February 1858, the son of an engraver. He was a pupil of Henry Vianden in Milwaukee, of Schauss in Weimar, of Gussow in Berlin, and subsequently of Otto Seitz, Gabriel and Max Lindenschmitt in Munich. His first work, " Ahasuerus, the Wandering Jew," received a medal in Munich. One of his pictures, " Episode of 1813," is in the Royal Hanover Gallery, and his " Germany in 1806 " received a gold medal in Munich and is in the Royal Academy of Koenigsberg. A large canvas " The Flagellants," now in the Milwaukee public library, received a gold medal at the Munich Exposition in 1889. Another canvas, " Summer Afternoon," in the Phoebe Hearst collection, received a gold medal in Berlin, in 1892. Marr became a professor in the Munich Academy in 1893, and in 1895 a member of the Berlin Academy of Arts.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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