Sun, Wind & Smoke – The Ritz Tower, New York City
by William Samuel Horton


GBP Pound Sterling

Country of origin: United States

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed & dated lower right / titled to stretcher verso

Dated: 1928

Condition: Very good original condition

Size: 36.00" x 42.00" (91.4cm x 106.7cm)

Framed size: 46.00" x 52.00" (116.8cm x 132.1cm)

Provenance: The Vose Galleries - Boston (labels verso)
Galerie Charpentier - Paris (labels verso)

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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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