Munger, Gilbert Davis,
b. 1836 or 7
Paris, France; Washington, D.C.
Collection size: 1 item (on partial microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: Memorial catalog about Munger's life and career including illustrations of his work. It was "compiled by a friend, assisted by his relatives, and from reliable art critics both in America and Europe..."
Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter and engraver. Birth date given as both 1836 and 1837. Munger worked early in his career as an engraver for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Later he painted many scenes of Niagara Falls, Venice, and the Barbizon country of France. He lived many years in Paris before returning to the U.S. in 1893.
Lent for microfilming 1980 by the Tweed Museum of Art.