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DRAKE, William Henry (1856 - 1926), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DRAKE, William Henry (1856 - 1926), Painter, watercolourist, illustrator

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 4 June 1856, in New York; died 1926.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator. Landscapes, animals.

William Drake was a pupil at the Académie Julian in Paris. He specialised in painting animals and illustrated The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.

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