Home     Browse DSI     Advanced Search     About the Database     Contributors/Sources     Websites     Submit a new Entry  

Quick Search:

Details of this illustrator << Previous   Next >>

Last NameBien    
Given NameJulius    
alt. NamesJ. B. ; J. Bien & Co. ;    
Year born1826 or 1829 in Naumburg, Hessen, Germany    
Year died1909    
Place of deathNew York    
Father's occupationEmanuel M., ḥazan, lecturer, and lithographer    
EducationAcademy of Fine Arts, Cassel, & Städel's Institute, Frankfurt am Main (studies under Prof. M. Oppenheim)    
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forgeologists Ferdinand V. Haydon (1829-87): U.S. Geological Survey of Pennsylvania & Henry Newton(1845-1877): Geographical & Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.); John James Audubon (1785-1851):Birds of America    
PatronageNational Lithographers' Association (president1886-96); world exhibitions: Philadelphia 1876; Paris 1878; Chicago 1893; Paris 1900 (medals & diplomas)    
Collaboratorssee www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/3286-bien-julius    
Techniquesgeological and hydrographic charts & superb lithography with 3D-plasticity    
Sample(s)www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/all/who/Newton,%20Henry,%201845-1877/where/Black%20Hills%20%28S.D.%20and%20Wyo.%29?cic=RUMSEY~8~1&os=0&pgs=50 ;     
Archival sourceshttp://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/h?ammem/gmd:@field%28NUMBER+@band%28g4182b+ct000088%29%29    
Published sourcesH.Newton:Geological map of Black Hills of Dakota..Geology of the Black Hills,New York1879; Who'sWho in America 1901-02; Nissen 1969/78; Blum 1993    
otherhe emigrated to the USA in 1848 and built-up a highly praised lithographic atelier J. Bien & Co.: VIAF identifier 145337706; 1854–57 & 1868–1900 he presided the order B’nai B'rith; cf. also www.philaprintshop.com/geological.html    

© GNT, Universität Stuttgart 2011-16. All rights reserved.