Robert von Neumann

BORN: 1888, Rostock, Germany

DIED: 1976, West Bend)

German born Robert von Neumann began studying art at the Vereinigte Staatschulen fur freie und angewandte Kunst (United State Schools for Free and Applied Arts) in Berlin. At the school, he studied under German illustrator and designer, Bruno Paul, and Czech painter and lithographer, Emil Orlik, from the years 1910 to 1914.

When WWI cast a shadow over Europe, von Neumann served on the German infantry. After the war, he taught in Berlin and moved to the United States in 1926. He settled in Milwaukee and began working on the art staff of the Milwaukee Journal and as a lithographer. From 1929 to 1930, he taught at the Layton School of Art and from 1930 to 1959, he was a faculty member of the Wisconsin State Teachers College.

In 1933, von Neumann became a naturalized citizen and moved to Gloucester, Massachusetts to study under Hans Hoffman at the Earnest Thurm School of Art.

Robert von Neumann
3 Fisherman Resting by Robert von Neumann
3 Fisherman Resting
23.5 x 29.5 in.
3 Fisherman w/ Seagulls by Robert von Neumann
3 Fisherman w/ Seagulls
23.5 x 31.5 in.
3 Fishermen Working by Robert von Neumann
3 Fishermen Working
17.5 x 23.5 in.
Along the River by Robert von Neumann
Along the River
15.5 x 19.5 in.
Boat in Harbor - Port Washington? by Robert von Neumann
Boat in Harbor - Port Washingt...
16 x 20 in.
Boats by Robert von Neumann
22 x 30 in.
Country Church by Robert von Neumann
Country Church
15 x 14 in.
Docked Boats (2-sided) by Robert von Neumann
Docked Boats (2-sided)
13.5 x 10.5 in.
Floral (2-sided) by Robert von Neumann
Floral (2-sided)
13.5 x 10.5 in.
Four Net Menders by Robert von Neumann
Four Net Menders
11 x 8.5 in.
Islands Mailboat by Robert von Neumann
Islands Mailboat
10.5 x 8 in.