(1901 - 1980)
Burt Procter was active/lived in California, Massachusetts. Burt Procter is known for western figure and landscape painting, commercial art.
Born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Burt Procter became a painter of western landscape and 'cowboys and Indians", often riding horses. Much of his painting was done in his leisure time from his early career as mining engineer and later as a commercial illustrator. Of his early talent, it was said he painted horses before he could walk, and he became a skillful rider.
Procter grew up as the son of a newspaper reporter. In 1908, at age seven, he moved with his family to Oak Park, Illinois. He took art classes at the Chicago Art Institute and later at the Chouinard and Otis Art Institutes in Los Angeles.
At age 17, he first went West, going to the Little Big Horn Basin in Wyoming and then to S ... Displaying 750 of 4327 characters.