Hermann Ottomar Herzog
(1832 - 1932)
Hermann Ottomar Herzog was active/lived in Pennsylvania, California / Germany. Hermann Herzog is known for landscape, marine, genre and nocturne painting.
Biography Hermann Ottomar Herzog
A centenarian, Hermann Herzog was known for his landscapes and
seascapes as well as many views of Norway. He was prominent
during his lifetime, and among his collectors were Queen Victoria and
Czar Alexander II.
He was born in Bremen, Germany, and,
intrigued by the potential offered by America, he emigrated to the
United States when he was in his late 20s and settled in
Philadelphia. He was fascinated by the variety of the landscape
and traveled widely in the East, West, and in the mid 1970s to
Mexico. He also made many trips to Florida where he visited his
son, Herman Jr., a chemist in Gainesville, and painted the exotic
landscape with towering palm trees.
He was a wise investor of
money, and beca
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