Geissler, Paul (1881 - 1965)
Paul Geissler was a German painter and etcher of landscapes and city views. For most of his career, Geissler lived and worked in the city of Munich; he studied art in Weimar under Max Thedy. During the 1920’s and 1930’s Paul Geissler’s etchings reached an international reputation. He etched views in France, Spain, Italy and England, and in 1929 he was commissioned by the city of New York to depict some of the principal buildings in a series of etchings. Examples of Paul Geissler’s art are found in permanent collections of major museums in Berlin, Vienna, Manheim and Munich.