Winter Snow – Gstaad, Switzerland
by William Samuel Horton


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  • Country of origin: United States

  • Medium: Oil on canvas

  • Signed: Signed lower right / original artists label verso

  • Dated: c. 1920

  • Condition: Very good original condition

  • Size: 25.00" x 31.00" (63.5cm x 78.7cm)

  • Provenance: Original artists label verso
    Artists wax seal to stretcher verso
    Exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists (Bourlet submission labels verso)

Artwork 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