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William Wild

 (1875 - 1966)
William Wild was active/lived in New York / Germany.  William Wild is known for painting, commercial art, naturalist, entomology, photography.

Portrait Photo- 'William Wild at the Buffalo Museum of Science' - 1956

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William Wild (German-American, 1875-1966) was a painter, commercial artist, naturalist, entomological research associate, author and photographer. Wild is primarily known for his landscape paintings in oil and watercolor, still life, and for his vast research in the field of entomology along with wildlife and insect drawings, sketches and paintings.

William Wild was born in Germany where he attended grammar school and later studied decorative painting under J. Sprissler. After immigrating to the United States in 1892, he settled in Buffalo, NY and studied at the Buffalo School of Fine Arts.  He married Katherine B. (née Ertel, 1876-) of Buffalo, NY on December 17, 1902, and they had one son Carl William (1906-).  In 1910,   ...  Displaying 750 of 5723 characters.

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"Landscape with Farm on a Hill', 10" x 12", Oil on canvas board
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