Max E.H. Gundlach

American, 1863 - 1958


Max Gundlach was born in Breslau, Germany in 1883. He emigrated to America and became a noted painter and illustrator. Gundlach studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and soon excelled as a landscape painter. Between 1900 and 1904, his paintings were shown in the prestigious, juried Annual Exhibitions of Art Institute of Chicago. He became an active member of the city's established Palette and Chisel Club. In addition to easel painting, Gundlach completed numerous commissioned illustrations, including a summer nocturne used as the cover piece for the 1923 season Ravinia Festival catalogue. The artist continued to paint well into his early nineties. He passed away in 1958.

Max Gundlach was born in Breslau, Germany in 1883. He emigrated to America and became a noted painter and illustrator. Gundlach studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and soon excelled as a landscape painter. Between 1900 and 1904, his paintings were shown in the prestigious, juried Annual Exhibitions of Art Institute of Chicago. He became an active member of the city's established Palette and Chisel Club. In addition to easel painting, Gundlach completed numerous commissioned illustrations, including a summer nocturne used as the cover piece for the 1923 season Ravinia Festival catalogue. The artist continued to paint well into his early nineties. He passed away in 1958.

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