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William Sonntag Jr

 (1869 - 1898)
William Louis Sonntag Jr. was active/lived in New York.  William Sonntag Jr is known for marine, landscape, genre, figure, marine and railroad painting.

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William Sonntag Jr.


William L. Sonntag, Jr. was widely admired for his skills as a draftsman, especially his ability for quick and accurate sketching.  An active participant in New York art life during the late 1880s and 1890s, Sonntag was an accomplished illustrator, his truthful depictions of New York City serving as an important source of inspiration for the author, Theodore Dreiser.  Sonntag was also known for his deftly rendered portrayals of ships, trains and machinery as well as for his delicate, plein air inspired landscapes.

Born in New York City in 1869, Sonntag was the son of William Louis Sonntag (1822-1900), the noted Hudson River School painter.  Little is known about Sonntag's early life.  He may have received some tra  ...  Displaying 750 of 2571 characters.



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About  William Sonntag Jr.

Born:  1869 - New York City
Died:   1898
Known for:  marine, landscape, genre, figure, marine and railroad painting