(1873 - 1938)
Yngvar Sonnichsen was active/lived in Washington. Yngvar Sonnichsen is known for portrait, landscape, printmaker, mural.
Biography Yngvar Sonnichsen
Yngvar Sonnichsen was born March 9, 1873, in Christiania (Oslo), Norway to S.P. Sonnichsen and his wife, Inga Mathea. He studied at the Polytechnic Institute in Oslo receiving a degree in civil engineering in 1894. He also studied art at the National School of Art and Design from 1894-1895. He returned to the same school in 1901-1902 as a student in the upper division where he worked and studied with the well-known Norwegian artists Hans Heyerdahl, Oscar Wergeland, and John Ekenaes.
While in Norway, he became acquainted with Norwegian artist Edvard Munch as well as other artists such as Herbjørn Gausta, with whom he spent a summer sketching. He also studied in Antwerp and Brussels in the period 1895 and 1899 and at the Acade
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