(1856 - 1907)
Sherman Foote Denton was active/lived in District Of Columbia, New York, Massachusetts. Sherman Denton is known for wildlife and fish painter and printmaker-chromolithographs, naturalist.
Biography Sherman Denton
Following is information about Sherman Denton from the Philadelphia Print Shop and submitted by Jan Hiestand.
"Prints by Sherman F. Denton. From Game Fish of New York. New York, 1895-1907. Chromolithographs. Images ca. 5 x 10. Very good condition, except as noted.
This series of fine colored game fish was produced around the turn of the century when game fishing and hunting became more of a sport than a necessity for many Americans. It was part of the mystique of Teddy Roosevelt and other famous outdoorsmen. The images were drawn by Sherman Foote Denton, who worked as an artist for the U.S. Fish Commission at the Smithsonian Institute and developed a method of mounting fish that preserved their colors as in life. The Sta
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