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 William Henry Buck  (1840 - 1888)

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Lived/Active: Louisiana / Norway      Known for: sub-tropical landscape, genre

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BIOGRAPHY for William Buck
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1840 (Norway)
 
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1888 (New Orleans, Louisiana)

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Louisiana / Norway

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A pupil of Richard Clague, New Orleans' first major landscapist, William Henry Buck became his successor in that city. He specialized in formula paintings of dramatic oak trees, adopting his teacher's compositional format.

Buck emigrated from Norway to Boston and spent some time in the New England area before settling in New Orleans around 1860. While studying with Clague, he was employed in the cotton business.

In the 1880's, he devoted himself full-time to painting, His work wa (showing 500 of 1086 characters).



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