William Samuel Horton  (American, 1865-1936) 


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William Samuel Horton Biography
  Born MI; Lived NYC, France; Died in Paris, France
  Landscape painter, Writer
  Member: NY Watercolor Club, Salmagundi Club, American Federation of Arts
  Horton was a wealthy man, and a friend of famous artists such as Monet, Degas, Derain, and other Impressionists. After his early Paris exhibitions he rarely allowed his works to be sold. When he died, his estate contained more than 1,000 oils, pastels, and watercolors
  Collection Brooklyn Museum
  Collection National Museum of American Art in Washington, DC
Selected Exhibitions
  National Academy of Design, 1888-96; Boston Art Club, 1890; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1890-1912; Paris Salon, 1895, 1897-99; Art Institute of Chicago
  Gibson, Artists of Early Michigan, 138
  A. Bury, article, Connoisseur Year Book (1959)
  Louis Vauxelles, “ An Appreciation of Wm. S. Horton” (Gal. Charpentier, Paris, 1939)
  Biography by Carlotta Horton, Documents series, Les Chaiers d’Art (P. Callier, Geneva, No. 195, 1963)
  Exh. cat. Knoedler Gal. (NYC, 1974)
  Exh. cat., Robt. Rice Gal. (Houston, 1979)
  Exh. cat., Hammer Gal. (NYC, 1981)
  Exh. cat. Vose Gal. (Boston, n.d., 1980s)
  Fink Am. Art at the Nineteenth-Century Paris Salons, 357
  Falk, Exh. Record Series