Charles Ferdinand Wimar Oil Painting Reproduction


 
Prev Artist       Next Artist     

     Charles Ferdinand Wimar


 

Search Now !


Charles Ferdinand Wimar The Buffalo Dance oil painting artist
  Painting ID::   32049
The Buffalo Dance
mk77 1860 Oil on canvas 24 7/8x49 5/8in


 

 
Prev Artist       Next Artist     

     Charles Ferdinand Wimar
German-born American Painter b.1828 d.1862 was a painter of Western Native Americans and buffaloes. Born in Siegenburg, Germany, came to America at the age of 15, settled with his parents in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1846 he began studying painting with Leon Pomarede and went with his master on a trip up the Mississippi River. In 1852 he went to the D??sseldorf Academy to study with Emanuel Leutze. Wimar returned to St. Louis in 1856. He primarily occupied himself with the themes of Indian life, buffalo herds, life in the Great Plains, the theme of the wagon trains. He made three trips to the headwaters of the Mississippi.