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William Louis Sonntag

(American, 1822 - 1900)

adirondak pioneers, circa 1865 by william louis sonntag

William Louis Sonntag

Adirondak Pioneers, circa 1865

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Biografie

Chronologie

1822
Born on March 2nd in East Liberty, PA
1840 - 1845
It is believed Sonntag studied for a short period with G. Frankenstein at the Cincinnati Academy of Fine Arts in the early 1840s
1852
Commissioned to paint a series of scenery of the Allegheny mountains for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
1853
Made his first trip to Europe
1855 - 1856
Lived in Florence, Italy
1857
Settled in New York, NY
1860
Associate at the National Academy of Design
1861
Academician at the National Academy of Design
1869
His canvas The Blue Ridge from Near Luray was published engraved by R. Hinshelwood and published in Ladies Repository
1900
Died New York, NY

Ausstellungen

1893
Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, IL
1889
Paris Exposition, Paris, France
1853
Began exhibiting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Peabody Institute, Baltimore, MD
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Memphis Brooks Museum, Memphis, TN
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA