John Rettig

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John Rettig

3,600.00

Versailles Stairway From Palace (Pair) Versailles Gardens
Oil on Board
5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches

Signed Lower Right

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John Rettig was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1855.  Much of his life was spent in Holland, among the fishing villages.  He also decorated and modeled Rookwood pottery.  Afterwards he painted theatrical scenery; produced pageants in Cincinnati and NYC; and went to North Africa, Mexico, and the Southwest.

Studied

McMicken School of Design, 1873-81, with Duveneck, Potthast; Paris with Collin, Courtois,Prinet

Member

SC; Cincinnati AC; AFA

 

Exhibited

PAFA Ann, 1896-1910; Boston AC, 1902; AIC; S. Indp. A. 1917

Work

Cincinnati Art Museum

Resources

WW31; Samuels, 396; Cincinnati Painters of the Golden Age, 97 (w/ illus.); Falk, Exhibition Record Series.