William Samuel Horton

1865 - 1936

Biography

Born 16 November 1865, in Grand Rapids; died 1936.

Painter, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator. History painting, genre scenes, landscapes, mountainscapes, waterscapes, still-lifes.
William Samuel Horton trained at the Art Students League (ASL) and National Academy, New York; under J.P. Laurens in Paris and under Benjamin-Constant at the Académie Julian. He occupied Winterhalter’s former studio in Paris. He travelled to Europe and took refuge in England in 1914, returning to the USA in 1919. He was awarded medals at several exhibitions in the French provinces. He was a member of the Société du Salon d’Automne.

At the age of 14 Horton drew Indian reservations for the North West Magazines
Museum and Gallery Holdings

Paris (MAMVP)
Paris (Mus. Carnavalet)
Stockholm (Nationalmus.)
Washington DC: Pershing’s March across Paris

Artworks

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Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute – Grand Canal, Venice William Samuel Horton

c. 1920
Oil on panel

£3,750.00

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Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute – Grand Canal, Venice by William Samuel Horton