(1857 - 1947)
Horace Thompson Carpenter was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan. Horace Carpenter is known for book and magazine illustrator, painter.
By sculptor Gaetano Chiaromonte (Helen Smith, owner)
Biography Horace Carpenter
Helen Smith, a collector of the artist's work and Terry Carpenter, a family history researcher, have provided the following biography:
Horace Thompson Carpenter, who was born 1857 in Monroe, Michigan and died 1947 in Bala, suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was a descendant of Samuel Carpenter, a close associate of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania. Educated at the Episcopal Academy of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (studied under Thomas Eakins), Philadelphia School of Industrial Art and the New York Art Students League, Horace T. Carpenter had an early career in engineering, writing, and illustration.
He was active in several art media. Among his earliest attributed works are illustrations for
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