Manuel Barthold

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Manuel Barthold

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American

Born 1874 - Died 1947

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Saying Her Prayers

Oil On Canvas

78.7 x 105.4 cms | 30 3/4 x 41 1/4 ins

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Manuel Barthold was born in Moscow in 1874, and very soon after, all of his family emigrated to the United States. He was an American citizen even though, later, he was given French nationality. As many American painters at the end of the nineteenth century, he went to Paris improve his skills. He studied there with Auguste Cormon and Jean-Paul Laurens.

Honors
In 1894, he won the silver medal at the National Academy of Design (New York).
In 1904, he won the gold medal at the Salons des Artistes français as an American (Paris).
In 1905, he won the silver medal at the International Exhibition of Fine Arts (Liège, Belgium).
In 1910, he won the silver medal at the International Exhibition held to celebrate the first hundred years of Argentina (Buenos Aires).
In 1926, he was awarded the French Legion of Honour.

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