Fine Art Paintings Offered by California Art Company, LLC
MAURICE BRAUN (1877 - 1941) "Mountain and Lake" Lake Hodges Oil on canvas, 24" x 20"
MAURICE BRAUN (1877 - 1941) "The Hillside" Oil on board, 12" x 16"
MAURICE BRAUN (1877 - 1941) "Eucalyptus" Lake Hodges Oil on canvas, 25" x 30"
Maurice Braun Biography
Maurice Braun was born in Nagy Bittse, Hungary on Oct. 1, 1877. Braun immigrated with his family to the U.S. in 1881 and settled in NYC. He began drawing at age three and in his early teens was apprenticed to a jeweler. In 1897 Maurice Braun began a five year study period at the NAD followed by one year with Wm M. Chase. He was an established portrait and figure painter in New York before moving to San Diego in 1910.
After opening a studio on Point Loma in San Diego, Maurice Braun founded the San Diego Academy of Art in 1912 and served as its director for many years. Braun remained in San Diego except for the years 1922-24 when he maintained a studio in Silvermine, CT. His Impressionist paintings of the Southwest desert, southern California hills, and High Sierra brought him great national acclaim. At the end of his career he specialized in still lifes of flowers and oriental objets d'art. An ardent follower of Theosophy, their teachings of the unity of nature and man is evident in his work. Maurice Braun died in San Diego on Nov. 7, 1941.
Source:Edan Hughes, "Artists in California 1786-1940"
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