Carl Max Schultheiss

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Carl Max Schultheiss (* 1885 Nuremberg ; † 1961 New York City ) was a German graphic artist who had worked in the United States since 1940 .

Carl Max Schultheiss studied at the former Royal School of Applied Arts in Nuremberg and at the Munich Academy under Wilhelm von Diez .

Schultheiss married Alice Trier in 1914. He worked mainly as an etcher and book graphic artist, and also dealt with wall painting.

Schultheiss emigrated to Great Britain in May 1939 . He came to the United States in March 1940, where he continued his work. Around 1951 he started experimenting with color printing.

Carl Max Schultheiss was elected a member of the National Academy of Design in New York and was awarded the John Taylor Arms Prize at the 29th annual exhibition of the American Graphic Artists Association. He exhibited his work in the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh , Art Institute of Chicago and the Library of Congress . In 1946 a solo exhibition of his work was held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC .

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