John Rettig

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John Rettig

1,000.00

The Knitter 2 1929

Oil on Canvas

18 x 15 inches

Signed Lower Left

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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.