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Hermann Herzog  American  1832 -1932
Born: Bremen  Germany 
Died: West Philadelphia Pennsylvania  
Active: Dusseldorf  Germany 
Philadelphia Pennsylvania  1869-on
Addresses:  Philadelphia Pennsylvania  1869-on 
Studied: Dusseldorf Academy 1849
Berlin 1867-1868
Instructors: Friedrich Wilhelm Schirmer 1849
Carl Lessing 1849
Andreas Achenbach 1849
Hans Gude 1849
Exhibited: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1863-1869
Paris Salon 1863
Brooklyn Art Association 1869, 1872
National Academy of Design 1882
Ferargil Gallery, NYC 1931
Examples of Work: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Reading Public Museum and Gallery, Pennsylvania 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Realism
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
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His faculty of catching, at a glance all that is characteristic in the motive before him, of choosing the most effective illumination, and even the most favorable season and time of day, assisted by a rapidity of execution which enables him to seize and fetter the most transie... (More)

Hermann Herzog (American, 1832-1932)

Herzog was born in Bremen, Germany in 1832. He studied landscape and figure paintings at the Dusseldorf Academy with Schirmer, Lessing, Achenbach and Gude (1849) and in Berlin (1867-1868) before moving to Philadelphia in 1869 where he set up a studi... (More)

Hermann Herzog's life spanned one hundred years during a time when new artistic styles and methods appeared with great frequency. Born in Bremen, Germany, Herzog studied at the famed Dusseldorf Academy at just seventeen year... (More)

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