Julius Bloch
1888–1966

Introduction

Julius Thiengen Bloch (May 12, 1888 – August 22, 1966) was born in Kehl, Germany. His German Jewish family moved to the United States in 1893, settling in Philadelphia. A social realist painter, his work was part of the painting event in the art competition at the 1932 Summer Olympics. In 1934, Eleanor Roosevelt purchased his oil painting The Young Worker in an exhibition of the Public Works of Art Project at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., for President Franklin D. Roosevelt's executive offices.

Wikidata identifier

Q20860762

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Country of birth

Germany

Roles

Artist, etcher, lithographer, painter

ULAN identifier

500023300

Names

Julius Thiengen Bloch, Julius T. Bloch, Julius Blooch, Julius Bloch

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