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William J Forsyth

 (1854 - 1935)
William J. Forsyth was active/lived in Indiana, California.  William Forsyth is known for landscape, still life, portrait and mural painting, teaching.

William J. Forsyth

The following biography, submitted May 2003, is from material developed for Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana by Tom Davis:

William Forsyth (October 15, 1854 - March 29, 1835). Buried in Section 39, Lot 298. Driving east from the SW corner of Section 39 you will soon see the pink granite monument to Forsyth several rows back.  A bronze bas-relief portrait of the artist is attached.

It was perhaps no accident that William Forsyth described his teacher John Love as a "tall, . . . blond giant."  He was the opposite, and many of his friends and students, and even his daughters, thought that explained a lot about his personality, described by one as that of a "little cocky bantam rooster."  One of his Her  ...  Displaying 750 of 18069 characters.

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About  William J. Forsyth

Born:  1854 - California, Ohio
Died:   1935 - Indianapolis, Indiana
Known for:  landscape, still life, portrait and mural painting, teaching