Herman Herzog papers, 1864-1899

Herzog, Herman, b. 1831 d. 1932
Active in Calif.; Pa.,

Collection size: 5 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Reel 1285: Personal documents and awards, including: citizenship papers, Free State of Bremen, 1864; Travel Pass, Free State of Bremen, 1864; citizenship papers, United States, 1889; and an awards sheet, International Exhibition of Philadelphia, 1874. Reel 1110: Auction catalog of 220 Herzog paintings, M. Thomas and Sons Galleries, Philadelphia, Penn., December 5-8, 1899. Illustrated, not priced.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, landscape painter; born in Germany, arrived in U.S. in 1869. Studied and exhibited in Germany and Paris, later in Philadelphia and New York areas. Queen Victoria was one of his patrons.

The lender, Don Lewis, Jr., gathered these materials for his master's thesis at the University of Virginia, and in preparation for a Herzog exhibition organized by Chapellier Galleries and Auslew Gallery, where Lewis was assistant director.

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