ABOUT BRUNO ERTZ

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Bruno Ertz

1873-1956

American. Born in Manitowoc Wisconsin. Bruno Ertz received national recognition for his watercolors of birds (and insects). "He moved to Milwaukee in 1885. For a brief period in 1892 he opened a studio in the Iron Block building. During the Depression Ertz worked at the Milwaukee Public Museum as a Federal Art Project employee. He strove for such perfect realism in his subjects that he studied insects under a microscope before painting them."

WORKS BY ERTZ BRUNO