William F. Ritschel

Biography

Born in Nuremberg, Germany, Ritschel studied art at the Royal Academy in Munich before moving to New York at the turn of the twentieth century. He eventually settled in Carmel, California, where he lived and painted until his death in 1949. Ritschel is regarded as a seminal American Impressionist who helped define the legacy of California landscape painting.

Exhibitions
November 29, 2014 - May 30, 2015
Heather James Fine Art - Palm Desert
Inquire about this piece