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Homer Boss

 (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.

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.

When 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  ...  Displaying 750 of 4490 characters.

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About  Homer Boss

Born:  1882 - Blandford, Massachusetts
Died:   1956 - Santa Cruz, New Mexico
Known for:  western, Indian portrait and landscape painting