Grand Canyon, Yellowstone River, Wyoming

A native of Pennsylvania, William Louis Sonntag spent his formative years as an artist in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he became regarded as the city’s most eminent landscape painter. In 1853, […]

A View on Darby Creek

Unlike other landscape painters of his generation, Sonntag was fortunate not to fall out of public favor, largely because of his ability to adapt to changing tastes. By the late […]