Mr. Leutze was received with great applause at the late meeting of the Art-Union.
While on this visit to the capital he sat to Leutze for a portrait.
He went to Dusseldorf at first, and became known to Leutze, who praised his sketches.
Leutze is at work on his great picture of Washington Crossing the Delaware.
Andreas Achenbach sat at Leutze's right, and his old friend Tryst at his left.
Roting is in the same atelier with Leutze, and is busy upon a scene from the life of Columbus.
Leutze was a man who was cast in a large mould, capable of a grand enthusiasm, and aspiring to grasp soaring ideals.
Leutze ranks high in Germany, as a young man of promise, devoting himself with great energy and earnestness to his art.