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Robert Butler

 (1943 - 2014)
Robert Butler was active/lived in Florida.  Robert Butler is known for turkey images, coastal view, landscape painting, Highwaymen artist.

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Robert Butler


Robert Butler was originally an Okeechobee, Florida, artist who painted apart from the rest of the Highwaymen. He was tall, good-looking, well dressed, and charismatic. Jeff Klinkenberg, who writes for the St. Petersburg Times, interviewed Robert several times before he died. Much of what we know about the artist and his work can be taken from his writings as well as a 2012 book Butler published with Sheila R. Munoz titled Highwaymen Artists: An Untold Truth.

Robert was born in Baxley, Georgia, a small timber and farming town. He moved to Okeechobee with his mother, Annie Tolifer Butler, when he was four years old. They had very little money when Robert was growing up. He spent much of his time exploring nature and became well acquai  ...  Displaying 750 of 13603 characters.



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About  Robert Butler

Born:  1943 - Baxley, Georgia
Died:   2014 - Lakeland, Florida
Known for:  turkey images, coastal view, landscape painting, Highwaymen artist