Luce Foundation Center for American Art
Painting: 19th century: Meditation
(born New York City 1853 -- died Munich, Germany 1926)
Herman Hartwich learned to paint from his father, then studied with leading artists in Munich, where he eventually established a studio. He exhibited in Europe and won several gold and silver medals, including second prize at the 1901 Champs-Elysées Salon. (Los Angeles Times, June 9, 1901, and Christian Science Monitor, March 9, 1934)
Image Credits: Image courtesy Smithsonian American Art Museum.