William Samuel HortonAmerican, 1865-1936
William Horton studied at the Art Institute of Chicago; The Art Student League; The National Academy of Design and at the Academy Julian, Paris with B. Constant, J.P. Laurens, 1893-96.
He was a member of the New York Watercolor Club; The Salmagundi Club; American Federation of Arts; Societe Moderne; International Society of Arts; Salon d’Automne,
Horton was a wealthy man and a friend of famous artists such as Monet, Degas, Derain, and other Impressionist. After his early
He exhibited at the National Academy of Design, 1888-96; Boston Arts Club 1890;
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts;, 1890-1912; Paris Salon, 1895, 1897-99; Gallerie George Petit, Gallerie bernheim Jeune, Paris, 1898-1914 (many solos); Art Institute of Chicago, 1897-1909; International Exhibition, Nante, 1904 (gold); Orleans (gold); Gallerie Chapentier, Paris, 1939 (retrospective); Knoedler Gallery, NYC, 1974 (solo); Robert Rice Gallery, Houston, 1979; Hammer Gallery, NYC, 1981; Vose Gallery, Boston, 1980’s.
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