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William Howe

 (1844 - 1929)
William Henry Howe was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Ohio.  William Howe is known for pastoral landscape with cattle painting, illustration.

Biography   William Howe


William Henry Howe was born in Ravenna, Ohio in 1846.  Of him it was written: "In the late nineteenth century no American artist was more thoroughly identified with the painting of cows than William Henry Howe." (Richter 128).  In a style that combined Tonalism and Realism, he was a painter of light-filled pastoral landscapes that sometimes had sheep as well as cattle tended by their shepherds and herders.

He began a career as a businessman in St. Louis, and in his mid-thirties, changed course and went to Dusseldorf Germany to study art at the Royal Academy.  In 1881, he went to Paris and studied with animal painters Felix Vuillefroy and Otto de Thoren. He also exhibited his work at the Paris Salons and   ...  Displaying 750 of 3392 characters.

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Cows in a Grassy Field
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"5 of Spades", depicting large black and white cow standing in grassy meadow
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