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William Louis Sonntag    (American, 1822-1900)

 William Louis Sonntag - Adirondak Pioneers, circa 1865 (Paintings) h: 24 x w: 48 in / h: 61 x w: 121.9 cm
William Louis Sonntag
Adirondak Pioneers, circa 1865
 
  

Biographie
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

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