(1856 - 1926)
William Henry Drake was active/lived in New York, California. William Drake is known for animal, figure, genre, illustration.
Painter, illustrator. Born in New York City on June 4, 1856. Drake studied at Académie Julian under Constant and Doucet. He illustrated Kipling's Jungle Book
and specialized in animal paintings.
A resident of New York City until about 1920, he then settled in Los Angeles where he remained until his death on Jan. 23, 1926.
Member: ANA; American WC Society; NY WC Club; Salmagundi Club.
AAA 1898-1926; WWA 1918; FId; AAW; Ben; Art News, 1-3-1926 (obit).
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