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Luce Foundation Center for American Art

Painting: 19th century: Meditation
Herman Hartwich

Herman Hartwich

(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.