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JORGENSEN, Christian A., called Chris (<i>born</i> 1860), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JORGENSEN, Christian A., called Chris (born 1860), Painter

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1860, in Norway; died 24 June,1935, in Oakland (California).

Painter. Mountainscapes, seascapes, landscapes.

Christian Jorgensen came to San Francisco with his mother in 1870, and was one of the first pupils at the School of Design when it opened. He later taught at the School of Design. He travelled to Italy and Mexico, but spent most of his time

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