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William Buck

 (1840 - 1888)
William Henry Buck was active/lived in Louisiana / Norway.  William Buck is known for sub-tropical landscape, genre.

Biography  
William Buck


A pupil of Richard Clague, New Orleans' first major landscapist, William Henry Buck became his successor in that city. He specialized in formula paintings of dramatic oak trees, adopting his teacher's compositional format.

Buck emigrated from Norway to Boston and spent some time in the New England area before settling in New Orleans around 1860. While studying with Clague, he was employed in the cotton business.

In the 1880's, he devoted himself full-time to painting, His work was included at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition held in New Orleans in 1884-85.
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About  William Buck

Born:  1840 - Norway
Died:   1888 - New Orleans, Louisiana
Known for:  sub-tropical landscape, genre