Setting Sun

William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900



Opaque and transparent watercolor over graphite on wove paper

Sheet: 13 1/8 × 9 15/16 in. (33.3 × 25.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower left: W.L. Sonntag 90

Publication History

Nance D.W. Moure, William Louis Sonntag: Artist of the Ideal, Los Angeles, California, 1980, p. 137.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 246.


Vose Galleries, Boston; sold to John Wilmerding, possibly 1972; sold to present collection, 1974.

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