William James Jr
(1882 - 1961)
William "Billy" James, Jr. was active/lived in Massachusetts, New Hampshire. William James Jr is known for portrait and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography William James, Jr.
William [Billy] James Jr. was an art instructor at Museum of Boston Fine Art's School from 1913-1926 and later a chairman and its director. As an artist he was essentially a portrait painter, whose work does include some landscapes, a small amount of still lives as well as some watercolors. Many of his portraits, identified as to sitter, can be found on Microfilm Reel 4392 from the William James Papers at the Smithsonian.
James Jr. was the son of theologian and philosopher William James Sr. as well as the nephew of the renowned novelist Henry James, James Sr's. brother. William Jr. would attend Harvard to pursue a medical degree, as did his father who had enrolled in Harvard Medical School in 1864, first taught at Harvard in 1873, an
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