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William Henry James Boot, 1848-1918

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1848
Place of Birth: Manchester
Date of Death: 1918.09.08
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William Henry James Boot was a London based painter and illustrator of landscape subjects.


Boot painted in Derbyshire, Surrey and Devon. He also travelled in Germany, France and North Africa. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists when JW was President from 1886-88 and also exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1874-1903.


Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61; Wood, Christopher, Victorian Painters, 2 vols, I, Suffolk: Antique Collectors Club, 1995.