Artist biography

Henry Muhrman 1854-1916

American landscape and figure painter in oils, pastel and watercolour. One of the American-born painters who worked mainly in Europe. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, of German parentage. Studied at Cincinnati Art Academy and 1876-8 at the Munich Academy. Began at this time to study watercolour painting. Spent 1878-83 in the USA. Settled in London in 1883, and worked much on Hampstead Heath, along the Thames near Chiswick and at Hastings. First one-man exhibition at the Dowdeswell Galleries, London, 1890. Moved to Meissen in 1901, and became a member of the Munich Secession and the Berlin Secession. Died at Meissen.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.547