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Howard Russell Butler

 (1856 - 1934)
Howard Russell Butler was active/lived in New Jersey, California.  Howard Butler is known for seascape, portrait, solar eclipse and landscape painting.

Howard Russell Butler

The first president and founder of the American Fine Arts Society, Howard Russell Butler was elected to the National Academy of Design in 1902.  He was especially known for his paintings of landscapes and solar eclipses.

Butler was born in New York City and studied at Princeton and Columbia Universities. In 1877, when he graduated from Princeton, Butler received from his father the graduation gift of a train trip West to California.  He and three classmates went on the adventure, which included an excursion to Yosemite where they visited with John Muir.  From this time, Butler had an ongoing fascination with the West.

In 1882, he graduated from law school at Columbia University and practiced in New Yo  ...  Displaying 750 of 2770 characters.

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About  Howard Russell Butler

Born:  1856 - New York City
Died:   1934 - Princeton, New Jersey
Known for:  seascape, portrait, solar eclipse and landscape painting