"b. Springfield, O., 1820. First studied art in Cincinnati, O. Studied in Paris, 1846, and afterward in Duesseldorf under Andreas Achenbach and Lessing. Spent some time in Holland, in Belgium under Robbe, and lived five years in Rome. President of the National Academy, 1875-76. " Conscientiously devoted to his art, for manly fidelity to the simple verity of nature no one of our painters is more consistently distinguished than worthington whittredge. - Tuckerman. " His style evinces a subtle sympathy with the suggestive and evanescent qualities of the landscape. - Prof. Weir." [P. 22.]
Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 1883.