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Charles Christian Nahl
Birth: Oct. 18, 1818
Kasseler Stadtkreis
Hessen, Germany
Death: Mar. 1, 1878
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Artist. A native of Germany, Nahl came to the United States in 1849. Encouraged by the discovery of gold, he moved to California in 1851 but soon gave up on mining and eventually settled in San Francisco in 1852 to focus on painting. Considered one of California's pioneer artists, he is best known for works such as "Miners in the Sierras" (1851-1852), "Sunday Morning in the Mines" (1872), and "The Fandango" (1873). Originally buried in San Francisco's Laurel Hill Cemetery, his body was moved to Cypress Lawn Memorial Park after the eviction of cemeteries from San Francisco city limits. He was re-buried in an unmarked grave in the Laurel Hill mound. (bio by: G.Photographer) 
Note: Renown artist of California Gold Rush. Born in Germany. "Pillars of the Past"
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Laurel Hill Mound
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lin
Record added: Jun 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19878414

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