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William Herbert Dunton

1878 - 1936
Illustrator, Painter
Origin: United States
Born: August 28,1878, Augusta, Maine
Died: March 18, 1936, Taos, New Mexico

William Herbert Dunton was born on August 28, 1878 in Augusta, Maine. He grew up drawing and spending time outdoors with his grandfather, and at the age of sixteen, quit school to be a full-time illustrator; he'd had wildlife illustrations published in local Maine newspapers as well as in the Boston Globe by the age of twelve, and by fourteen, Dunton was writing and illustrating his own column in the sportsman's magazine Recreation. Dunton would use his illustration jobs as a way to finance his summer trips to the Western United States.

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Monarch of All He Surveys
1909, Oil on Canvas mounted on Board
William Herbert Dunton
United States, 1878 - 1936
October in the Canyon Bottom
1926, Oil on Canvas
William Herbert Dunton
United States, 1878 - 1936
Tapestry of Autumn
1927, Oil on Canvas
William Herbert Dunton
United States, 1878 - 1936