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Blum, Robert Frederick

Born: 1857 AD
Died: 1903 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Painters

1857 – Robert Frederick Blum was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on the 9th of July.


Employed for a time in a lithographic shop, and studied at the McMicken Art School of Design in Cincinnati.


1879 – He settled in New York, and his first published sketches of Japanese jugglers appeared in St. Nicholas.


1895 – His most important work is a large frieze in the Mendelssohn Music Hall, New York, Music and the Dance.


1882 – Blum painted a venetian picture A Bright Day at Venice.


1903 – He died on the 8th of June in New York City.