William Francis Taylor
(1883 - 1970)
William Francis Taylor was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Ontario / Canada. William Taylor is known for rural landscape painting, writing.
Biography William Francis Taylor
Born in Ontario, Canada, William Taylor became a landscape
painter whose reputation is associated with the New Hope School of
Pennsylvania Impressionists. From 1905 to 1907, he studied in New
York City at the
Art Students League where John Sloan was one of his teachers. In
1908, he began another dimension to his career, publication writing,
when he took the job of advertising editor for the New York Journal. He became a U.S. citizen, and in 1913 married Mary Smyth Perkins, an artist.
In the early 1920s, Taylor and his wife began visiting Bucks County,
Pennsylvania, and after 1925, moved to Lumberville as a result of
friendship with William Lathrop, the first resident painter there of
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