(1854 - 1934)
Leonard Ochtman was active/lived in Connecticut. Leonard Ochtman is known for seasonal landscape painter, some genre.
Born in Zonnemain, Holland, Leonard Ochtman became a noted Tonalist and
Impressionist landscape painter of sunsets, twilight and dawn scenes
that conveyed silence and serenity. His work was highly sought
after in the early part of the 20th century when he did many
award-winning oils and watercolors, but his reputation was eclipsed by
the advent of modernism.
Ochtman was brought to America in 1866 and
settled with his parents in Albany, New York. He became an apprentice
in engraving, but as a painter was almost entirely self-taught. He drew
and painted from nature and from what he saw in galleries.
He attended the Art Students League in New York City during the winter
of 1879, and then established a st ... Displaying 750 of 5145 characters.