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Milwaukee Panorama Artists

Milwaukee Panorama Artists | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting the crucifixion of Christ.  Artists with their specialties include from the left, standing at the table, Franz Bilberstein (landscapes), Richard Lorenz (animals), Johannes Schulz (figures), and Bernhard Schneider (landscapes), and sitting from the left end of the table, Bernhard (Wilhelm?) Schroeder (Schroeter) with pipe (landscapes), Franz Rohrbeck (figures, especially Confederate), Friedrich Wilhelm Heine (wearing a hat) (Supervisor and master of composition), Karl Frosch (Frosh), Thaddeus Zukotynski (Zuchatinsky) (figures), George Peter (animals), Amy(?) Boos (Boss), August Lohr (in profile) (Supervisor and designer of landscape settings), and Herman Michalowski (figures).
DESCRIPTION
Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting the crucifixion of Christ. Artists with their specialties include from the left, standing at the table, Franz Bilberstein (landscapes), Richard Lorenz (animals), Johannes Schulz (figures), and Bernhard Schneider (landscapes), and sitting from the left end of the table, Bernhard (Wilhelm?) Schroeder (Schroeter) with pipe (landscapes), Franz Rohrbeck (figures, especially Confederate), Friedrich Wilhelm Heine (wearing a hat) (Supervisor and master of composition), Karl Frosch (Frosh), Thaddeus Zukotynski (Zuchatinsky) (figures), George Peter (animals), Amy(?) Boos (Boss), August Lohr (in profile) (Supervisor and designer of landscape settings), and Herman Michalowski (figures).
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:26069
Creation Date:November 1887
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Milwaukee, Wisconsin, cyclorama painters and paintings, circa 1880s
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 388(5)
Original Dimensions:13x17 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Jerusalem panorama was the seventh of 13 or 14 Jerusalem panoramas painted between 1884 and 1903. It was painted by a group of German painters known as the American Panorama Company, led by William Wehner.
SUBJECTS
Painters
Business enterprises
Beer
Germans
Men
Portraits, Group
Women
Artists
Chairs
Furniture

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