(1869 - 1948)
Robert Bruce Horsfall was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Iowa. Robert Horsfall is known for bird illustration, diorama and portrait painting.
Biography Robert Horsfall
The following is from Kathy Sanchez, great granddaughter of the artist:
Robert Bruce Horsfall was born October 21, 1869, in Clinton, Iowa. He was the 7th child of John Horsfall and Anne Battersby. He studied art under J.M. Stich in Clinton when he was 14, and then moved to Cincinnati where he studied under L.S. Lutz and Thomas S. Noble. In 1886 he attended the Cincinnati Art Academy. In 1891, Bruce and his brother, Emil, went to Munich, Germany, where they were students of Professors Friedrich Fehr and Carl Marr.
Traveling to Europe on a scholarship, he enrolled at the Bavaria Konigliche Academy in Munich under the direction of Nicholas Gysis, and also attended the Colarossi Academy in Paris. By
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