William Emile Schumacher
(1870 - 1931)
William Emile Schumacher was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts / Germany, France. William Schumacher is known for modernist town-landscape and still-life painting.
Biography William Emile Schumacher
Born in Belgium in 1870, William E. Schumacher and his family immigrated to the United States when he was an infant. Raised and educated in Boston, Schumacher returned to Europe to study art, entering the Dresden Academy in 1888. In 1890 he transferred to the well-known Académie Julian in Paris, where he came into contact with the artists of the European avant-garde. He was particularly influenced by Art Nouveau and the art of the Nabis painters Pierre Bonnard and Maurice Denis. The approach to color favored by Georges Seurat is noticeable in Schumacher's early works, such as The Kiss, a painting that dazzles with prismatic hues. Schumacher developed a style that incorporated sound draftsmanship, relianc
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