• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1915
  • Description
  • Born in Norway in 1873, Yngvar Sonnichsen received a degree in civil engineering before beginning to seriously study art. He emigrated to New Brunswick in 1904, later moving on to Vancouver, B.C., before settling in Seattle in 1908. In addition to painting portraits and murals (including some for the Sons of Norway Lodge), he also worked in an orchard and painted houses to support himself. He died in Seattle in 1938.
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original print as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3
  • Rights
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle