Setting Sun

William Louis Sonntag, American, 1822 - 1900

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1890

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 College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

W.974.47

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

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.

Provenance

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

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