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Bischoff, Franz A.

(b Bomen, Austria, 14 Jan 1864; d Pasadena, 5 Feb 1929)

Through the 1920s, he painted the coastal areas of Monterey and Laguna Beach, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the desert near Palm Springs. In 1928 he and his friend John Christopher Smith traveled to Utah, where they painted in Zion National Park.

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