(1882 - 1956)
Homer Dean Boss was active/lived in New Mexico, New York, Massachusetts. Homer Boss is known for western, Indian portrait and landscape painting.
Biography Homer Boss
Born in Blandford, Massachusetts, Homer Boss was a much praised painter
of western scenes and Indian portraits and teacher in New York City in
the early 20th Century, and was known for breaking away from 19th
century academic standards.
He studied with Robert Henri and
William Merritt Chase at the Chase School in New York, and in
Philadelphia as a student of Thomas Anschutz at the Pennsylvania
Academy of Fine Arts.
He was part of "The Fifteen Group,"
students of Henri including Edward Hopper who exhibited together and
rebelled against the strictures of the National Academy.
Henri went to Europe in 1910, he turned his Henri School over to Boss,
but when Henri returned, the two had a disagreement, so Boss
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