(1857 - 1915)
William Crothers Fitler was active/lived in New York. William Fitler is known for rural landscape, genre, marine.
William Crothers Fitler was born in Philadelphia and studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He was a tonalist landscape painter and most of his works depict views of New York, Connecticut or Long Island. Fitler was a member of the Salmagundi Club, New York Watercolor Club, Brooklyn Art Association, Artists Fund Society and New York Municipal Art Society. He exhibited widely to include the National Academy (1880-1907), Brooklyn Art Club (1881-1886), Boston Art Club (181-1908), the Pennsylvania Academy (1879-1898) and the Art Institute of Chicago (1889 - 1911). Fitler was married to Claude Raquet Hirst, a well recognized artist known as the female "Harnett."