biography of Julius MÖSSEL (1872-1960)

Birth place: Munich, Germany

Addresses: Chicago, IL

Profession: Painter, mural painter, architect, writer, educator

Studied: Nürnburg; Munich; R. von Seitz.

Exhibited: AIC, 1931-41; Corcoran Gal. biennials, 1935, 1937; Chicago P&S, 1937 (prize); PAFA Ann., 1939

Member: Chicago Gal. Assn.; Chicago P&S.

Work: Union Lg. Club, Chicago; Courthouse, Leipzig; Kurhouse, Kissingen; Court Theatre, Stuttgart; Kunstlerhouse, Munich; Jury Room, Nürnberg; murals, Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago

Comments: At the age of 15, he was executing architectural decoration in an academic style, working with architects in Germany. After moving to the U.S., he continued to paint murals, but turned to easel painting as well.

Sources: WW40; American Art at the Union League Club of Chicago: A Centennial Exhibition (Chicago, 1980): 24-25; Falk, Exh. Record Series.