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Henry Stull

 (1851 - 1913)
Henry Stull was active/lived in New York, Kentucky, Ontario / Canada.  Henry Stull is known for racehorse paintings, horses portrait.

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Henry Stull


While Henry Stull initially wanted to be an actor, his life and art ultimately revolved around racehorses, especially at Coney Island, New York.  To make this point, it has been said he was born above a stable in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1851, but this may be an item helpful to making his life story seem even more predestined.  However, he did have close exposure as a child to horses because his father was the driver of a horse-drawn hack.  Stull could have succeeded him, but instead went to New York City in 1873, hoping to be an actor.  However, he failed, and in order to make money, took a job with an insurance company, "but the racetracks and considerable innate artistic talent liberated him." (Peluso, 1  ...  Displaying 750 of 3836 characters.



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About  Henry Stull

Born:  1851 - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died:   1913
Known for:  racehorse paintings, horses portrait