Alexander Gallery, New York, New York
Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, New York, 2005
Private collection, New Jersey
Estate of above, New Jersey
Sale, Brunk Auctions, Asheville, September 17, 2022, lot 1206, from above
Note: Fairmount Park is a large public park in Philadelphia along the Schuylkill River. Herzog lived nearby at 4101 Pine Street in West Philadelphia. Today, visitors are still able to ride horses in the park at the Chamounix Equestrian Center.
A nineteenth-century German-American landscape painter known for his poetic, atmospheric views and majestic mountain scenes.
By Chelsea DeLay
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Born in 1831 in Bremen, Germany, Hermann Herzog enrolled in the Düsseldorf Academy when he was seventeen years old. Herzog studied under landscape artist Hans Gude, who prompted the young artist to take a sketching trip to Norway in 1855.(1) The natural splendor of the mountains and terrain had a profound impact on Herzog—he was drawn to the sublime and untamed elements of the wilderness, which became a significant driving force behind his decision to pursue
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