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William Louis (1822) Sonntag (1822 - 1900)

Lot 45: * WILLIAM LOUIS SONNTAG 1822-1900 OR 1916 EARLY AUTUMN MORNING, WESTERN VIRGINIA

Sotheby's

March 23, 2005
New York, NY, US

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Description

signed W.L. Sonntag and dated 1856, l.l.

oil on canvas

Condition Note: Canvas is lined. SURFACE: in good condition, generally; fine craquelure throughout UNDER ULTRA VIOLET: a few scattered spots of inpainting--along edges and in sky

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PROVENANCE

B.T. Tredick, 1862
Kennedy Galleries, New York
Gloria and Richard Manney Collection (Sale: Sotheby's, New York, May 27, 1993, lot 188)
EXHIBITED

Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Annual Exhibition, 1862, no. 201
LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

Nancy Dustin Wall Moure, William Louis Sonntag: Artist of the Ideal 1822-1900, Los Angeles, 1980, no. II:42, p. 134

Dimensions

26 by 36 in.

66 by 91.4 cm.

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