A painter, born in San Francisco, CA in 1857, William Derrick studied in Paris with Leon Bonnat, Gustave Boulanger, and Jules Lefebvre during 1879-85.
Returning to California, he painted on the Monterey Peninsula in 1890. Settling in New York City, he remained there until his demise on Jan. 10, 1941.
National Academy of Design; National Art Club; Lotos Club; Chicago Art Guild.
Paris Salon, 1885; Connecticut Academy of Fine Art, 1916 (prize); Findlay Gallery (NYC), 1940.
National Museum of American Art.
Literature:American Art Annual
, 1907-33; Who Was Who in American Art
, 1936-41; New York Times Obituary
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