SOLD Ship near Jetty

by Hermann Herzog (1831–1932)
Oil on canvas
18⅛ x 24⅛ inches
Signed lower left: H. Herzog


Private collection

Sale, DejaVu Estate Auctions, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, September 19, 2022, lot 71, from above

Private collection, New York, New York

Note: Ship near Jetty is emblematic of Hermann Herzog’s fascination with the sublime, as he emphasizes the pure force of the gusting wind and raging waves.

Artist Biography

A nineteenth-century German-American landscape painter known for his poetic, atmospheric views and majestic mountain scenes.

By Chelsea DeLay

I. Biography
II. Chronology
III. Collections
IV. Exhibitions
V. Notes
VI. Suggested Resources
I. Biography

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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