Julius Rolshoven in his studio
Rolshoven said, "I have traveled all over Europe and Northern Africa in search of atmosphere
but nowhere else have I seen nature provide everything, even the conception, as it does in New Mexico." (Jan. 20, 1918)
He was active and lived in New Mexico, Michigan and Europe.
Julius Rolshoven is known for portrait, figure, genre and landscape painting.
Julius Rolshoven was born on 28 October 1858 in Detroit.
He studied at Cooper Union Academy and with Ernst Plassman.
In 1878, he was a student at the Academie of Dusseldorf and the Royal Academy of Munich with Frank Duveneck.
He and his wife moved to Santa Fe in 1916.
Rolshoven became an associate member of the Taos Society of Artists 1917 and an active (Full) member in 1918.
His work is now scarce and very difficult to find. He died in 1930.
Julius Rolshoven Highest Auction Prices
"Field of Poppies" Price: $277,500
"Assisi Market Girls" Price: $181,000
"Taos Warriors" Price: $150,000
"Sun Arrow" Price: $77,680
"Indian Dancer" Price: $70,000
"Two Indians on Horseback" Price: $18,000
"Sotto Marina" Price: $15,000
"Chioggia Fishing Girl" Price: $12,000
"VIEW OF TAOS PUEBLO" Price: $11,250
"MODEL IN ARTIST STUDIO" Price: $10,800
Julius Rolshoven Museum Collections:
Detroit Historical Museum
Detroit Institute of Arts
El Paso Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of The Southwest
National Portrait Gallery
New Mexico Museum of Art
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
San Diego Museum of Art
The Brooklyn Museum of Art
The Newark Museum
The Smithsonian Institution
The University of New Mexico
Union League Club of Chicago
Watson Gallery, Wheaton College
Julius Rolshoven Exhibitons:
Centennial Exposition 1876, Philadelphia
Louisiana Purchase Expo, St. Louis World's Fair 1904
National Academy of Design, New York
Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915
Society of Independent Artists
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1892-1893
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