Hans Otto Butterlin Biography

Hans Otto Butterlin




Hans Otto Butterlin, artist, chemist, and agriculturist, was born in December of 1900. He studied at the Universities of Bonn, Marburg, Munich (1918-20) and the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich (1920-22) He traveled with his brother, painter Frederick Butterlin (a.k.a. Ernesto Linares), to Mexico in the early 1930s and became a nturalized citizen there in 1938. He participated in various exhibitions in Germany, Holland, the United States, and Mexico. He held a one-man show at the Galeria de Arte Mexico, from November, 1942 until February, 1943. He was also a decorated soldier from World War I, and an author. His exact death date is unknown.