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William Samuel Horton

( 1865 - 1936 )

Rose Grey Harmony – Ritz Tower, New York


William Samuel Horton

( 1865 - 1936 )

Rose Grey Harmony – Ritz Tower, New York

  • Medium: Pastel on paper

  • Signed: Signed lower right

  • Size: 19.00" x 25.00" (48.3cm x 63.5cm)

  • Framed Size: 23.00" x 29.00" (58.4cm x 73.7cm)

  • Dated: c. 1928

Additional information

  • Condition: Very good original condition

  • Provenance: The Royal Academy - London c. 1928 - original exhibition labels verso
    The collection of Edward Le Bas R.A. (1904-1966) - No. 286

William Samuel Horton Biography

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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

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