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Harry Willson Watrous  American  1857 -1940
Born: San Francisco, California, United States 
Died: New York, New York, United States 
Studied: Academie Julien, Paris 
Instructors: Leon Joseph Florentin Bonnat 
Gustave R. Boulanger 
Jules Joseph Lefebvre 
Examples of Work: Brooklyn Museum of Art 
City Art Museum, St. Louis 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Fort Worth Museum, Texas 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Portland Museum of Art, Maine 
Montpelier Museum, Vermont 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Academic
Subjects Known For: Portraits
Still lifes
Night Scenes
Memberships: American Federation of Artists 
Century Association 
National Academy of Design ANA 1894; NA 1895; PNAD 1933-34
Lotus Club 
National Arts Club 
Salmagundi Club, New York 
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Harry Willson Watrous was a highly successful academic portrait painter. During his distinguished career he spe-cialized in a wide variety of subjects, including genre paintings, idealized por-traits of w... (More)

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