Boat Yard on the East River

William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900


c. 1870-1874

Oil on canvas

Overall: 12 1/4 × 10 1/4 in. (31.1 × 26 cm)

Frame: 17 × 15 in. (43.2 × 38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Robert J. Strasenburgh II 1942 Fund



Place Made: New York, United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


On verso, by the artist, "On. The. East. River."

Publication History

Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall. William Louis Sonntag: Artist of the Ideal 1822-1900. Los Angeles: Goldfield Galleries, 1980, Catalogue No. 221, illus. page 91.


Private collection; to Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts inventory no. 21719, May 1965; private collection, Dedham, Massachusetts, June 1965, until 2014; by descent to private collection, Lexington, MA, until 2021; to Vose Galleries, Boston, 2021, stock no. 37263; sold to present collection, 2022.

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