4 March 2003
Property from The Williams Collection, Tulsa, Oklahoma
William Louis Sonntag (1822-1900)
In the Deep Woods
signed 'W.L. Sonntag' (lower left)
oil on canvas
8 x 12 in. (20.3 x 30.5 cm.)
Jeanie Sonntag Vickery, New York.
D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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Executed circa 1840s.
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