Karl Yens (January 11, 1868 – 1945), also Karl Jens was a German-American who was noted for both plein-air paintings of the California impressionist movement as well as [1 ] Modernism. [2 ]
Yens was born Karl Julius Heinrich Jens was born in
Altona, Hamburg, Germany and trained in art with Max Koch in Berlin and Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant and Jean-Paul Laurens in Paris. He [3 ] emigrated to the U.S. and settled in Laguna Beach, California in 1910. He was a founding member of the [4 ] California Water Color Society and a member of the Modern Art Society.
List of paintings [ edit ]
America The Beautiful (1918)
Arch Beach Tavern
Dawn, Laguna Beach (1931)
First Art Gallery, Laguna (1920)
Fun With Breakers
In The Garden
In Yosemite (1919)
Diogenes, A.K.A. Mr. Mann - The Useful Citizen (1920)
Study in White (1924)
Weaver's Camp, Yosemite (1919)
Woman on Horseback in Yosemite (1919)
Yosemite Scene (1919)
References [ edit ]
^ Genocchio, Benjamin (August 29, 2008). "Impressions of California, Wild and Beautiful". New York Times. p. WE10 . Retrieved 18 November 2012.
^ Landauer, Susan; Gerdts, William H.; Trenton, Patricia (November 10, 2003). The Not-So-Still Life: A Century of California Painting and Sculpture. University of California Press. p. 209. ISBN 978-0520239388.
^ Merrill, Peter C. (1997). German Immigrant Artists in America: A Biographical Dictionary. Scarecrow Press. p. 301. ISBN 0-8108-3266-6.
^ Robinson, W. W. (August 26, 1923). "Laguna--Habitat of World-Famed Artists". Los Angeles Times. p. X14 . Retrieved 18 November 2012.