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NORTON, William Edward (1843 - 1916), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NORTON, William Edward (1843 - 1916), Painter

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 June 1843, in Boston; died 1916, in New York.

Painter. Genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

William Edward Norton was a pupil of George Inness in Boston and Jacquesson de la Chevreuse and Vollon in Paris. He painted marine scenes with feeling and won a number of awards: three gold medals in Boston, an honourable mention in Paris in 1895

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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