(1832 - 1920)
William Huston was active/lived in New York, New Jersey. William Huston is known for land-townscape, genre, marine, still life painting.
Biography William Huston
This following biography was researched, compiled, and written by Geoffrey K. Fleming, Executive Director, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV.
WILLIAM HUSTON (June 4, 1832 – March 10, 1920)
Landscape and still life painter in oil and watercolor. Born in Pennsylvania, the son of Hannah West (1795 – 1893) and Dr. Robert Mendenhall Huston (1795 – 1864). His father was a prominent physician, served as the president of the Philadelphia Medical Society and was a professor of materia medica and therapeutics at Jefferson Medical College. In 1850 the family resided in Blockley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
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