|Alexander Joseph Rummler|
Self Portrait by Alexander Rummler, WPA Mural
|Born||Alexander Joseph Rummler
July 25, 1867
|Education||Jean-Paul Laurens at the Académie Julian|
|Patron(s)||Works Progress Administration|
Alexander Joseph Rummler (July 25, 1867 – 1959) was an American painter.
Rummler was born in Dubuque, Iowa to German immigrants Joseph and Rosalia Rummler. In 1888 Rummler traveled to New York to study art at the Art Students League of New York. In 1905 Rummler moved with his wife, Maria, and their children to Europe to further study painting at the Académie Julian in Paris with Jean-Paul Laurens.
In 1936 Rummler began working for the Works Progress Administration painting murals for the then still under construction Norwalk High School. Rummler painted sixteen murals and eight smaller panels depicting Norwalk life. During this time he also served as town treasurer of Norwalk.
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