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William Samuel Horton    (American, 1865-1936)

 William Samuel Horton - The White Silence, Montana (Paintings) h: 25 x w: 30 in / h: 63.5 x w: 76.2 cm
William Samuel Horton
The White Silence, Montana
 
  

Biographie
Born MI; Lived NYC, France; Died in Paris, France
Landscape painter, Writer
Member: NY Watercolor Club, Salmagundi Club, American Federation of Arts
Horton was a wealthy man, and a friend of famous artists such as Monet, Degas, Derain, and other Impressionists. After his early Paris exhibitions he rarely allowed his works to be sold. When he died, his estate contained more than 1,000 oils, pastels, and watercolors
Collection Brooklyn Museum
Collection National Museum of American Art in Washington, DC

Expositions
National Academy of Design, 1888-96; Boston Art Club, 1890; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1890-1912; Paris Salon, 1895, 1897-99; Art Institute of Chicago

Publications
Gibson, Artists of Early Michigan, 138
A. Bury, article, Connoisseur Year Book (1959)
Louis Vauxelles, “ An Appreciation of Wm. S. Horton” (Gal. Charpentier, Paris, 1939)
Biography by Carlotta Horton, Documents series, Les Chaiers d’Art (P. Callier, Geneva, No. 195, 1963)
Exh. cat. Knoedler Gal. (NYC, 1974)
Exh. cat., Robt. Rice Gal. (Houston, 1979)
Exh. cat., Hammer Gal. (NYC, 1981)
Exh. cat. Vose Gal. (Boston, n.d., 1980s)
Fink Am. Art at the Nineteenth-Century Paris Salons, 357
Falk, Exh. Record Series
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