Hermann Ottomar Herzog (Pennsylvania, California / Germany, 1832 – 1932)

Hermann Ottomar Herzog (Pennsylvania, California / Germany, 1832 – 1932) Painting of a traveler in an American river landscape. Autumnal trees throughout background. Signed lower left. Oil on canvas. Herzog studied at the Dusseldorf Academy with Schirmer, Lessing, Achenbach, and Gude in 1849. His works were exhibited in 1863 at the Paris Salon, and he continued to show his work throughout Europe, attracting Queen Victoria, the Grand Duke Alexander of Russia and other members of royalty as patrons. After studying in Berlin (1867-1868), Herzog emigrated to the United States in 1869, the same year he arrived in Philadelphia. His works are now part of the permanent collections of the New York Public Library, Memorial Hall in Philadelphia, Cincinnati Art Museum and the Reading Museum in the United States. His works are also found in museums in Hanover and Mulhouse in Germany.
Sight Size: 21.5 x 26.5 in. Overall Size: 28.25 x 33.25 in.