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    WILLIAM SAMUEL HORTON (American 1865-1936)
    French Paysage
    Pastel on paper
    17.5in. x 22.75in.
    Signed lower right: Horton

    Provenance: Berry- Hill Galleries, New York

    William S. Horton was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and spent his childhood in Lisbon, North Dakota. He began his studies at the Art Institute of Chicago and later enrolled in classes at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Upon his return to New York City, he took classes at the Art Students League. He then returned to Paris and worked under academic masters Jean-Paul Laurens and Benjamin Constant at the Académie Julian. He was close friends with Claude Monet, Camille Pissaro, and James McNeil Whistler. Horton was an important American expatriate impressionist.


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    May, 2004
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
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