Albert Valentien

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Albert Valentien

1,500.00

The Sea

Oil on Board
5 x 7 1/2 inches

Signed Lower Right

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Albert Valentien

(American, 1862-1925)

Albert Valentien was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1862.  He was a part of the staff at Rookwood Potteries from 1881-1905.  He and his wife Anna Marie Valentien settled in San Diego in 1908 and established the Valentien Pottery Company.  Commissioned by Ellen Browning Scripps to record California‚Äôs wildflowers, he produced 1200 watercolors between 1908-18.  He died in 1925 in San Diego, California.


Studied

Art Academy of Cincinnati with Nobel and Duveneck


Member

Cincinnati AC; San Diego AG; Jury of Awards, Pan-Calif.; Expo, San Diego, 1916.


Exhibited

Cincinnati Expo, 1898; SWA; Omaha Expo, 1898; PAFA Ann. 1899; Paris Expo, 1900; Blanchard Gall, LA; Pan-Pac. Expo, San Francisco, 1915


Work

San Diego Museum of Natural History; State Library, Sacramento, CA; Bowers Museum, Santa Ana; State Capitol Bldg, Sacremento


Resources

WW24; WW47; Gerdts, Art Across America, Vol.3; Falk, Exh. Record Series