Adelaide and Jack Williams, acquired from above
Private collection, Pennsylvania
Private collection, by descent from above
Sale, Rago Auctions, Lambertville, New Jersey, September 13, 2008, lot 120, from above
Private collection, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, acquired from above
Sale, Freeman’s, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 6, 2022, lot 134, from above
Note: George William Sotter is perhaps best known for his picturesque night scenes. In this work, moonlight cascades across the snowy lawn, giving the nocturnal scene a luminous glow. The painting depicts Sotter’s studio in Holicong, Pennsylvania.
George William Sotter was an American stained glass artist and impressionist painter remembered for his luminescent night scenes. He was born in Pittsburgh and studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1905–1907 under William Merritt Chase, Thomas Anshutz, and Henry Keller. Sotter won many awards over the course of his career and exhibited widely. Notably, his work was shown annually at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1903–1925 as well as the Corcoran Gallery biennials from 1912–1923. Sotter was awarded a Silver Medal at the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco in 1915. The New