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German-American Artists in Early Milwaukee
A Biographical Dictionary
Compiled by Peter C. Merrill

A valuable alphabetical reference of German artists in early Milwaukee.

Merrill comprehensively investigates German artists in Milwaukee, a center of German immigrant life in the United States. He discusses the painters, sculptors, carvers, lithographers, and engravers creating art in the city after the middle of the nineteenth century. His thorough historical research provides a valuable alpahebetical reference of German artists in Milwaukee with informative, detailed entries.

Peter C. Merrill is professor emeritus of languages and linguistics at Florida Atlantic University. A native of Chicago, he has written extensively on German-American artistic and literary culture. He is the author of German-American Artists in Early Milwaukee, also published by the Max Kade Institute for German American Studies and distributed by the University of Wisconsin Press, and of German-American Painters in Wisconsin.

Distributed for the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies.


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This book is dark grey with gold lettering.

December 1997

165 pp.    7 x 10

This title, ISBN 978-0-924119-01-9, is out of stock.

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