Born in Bordentown, New Jersey in 1868, sporting scene painter and illustrator Henry Sumner Watson studied at the Academic Julian in Paris and with Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
Watson is known for his illustrations and paintings of fish and game, wildlife, hunting and fishing, and other outdoor subjects and sporting scenes. Not only did he illustrate many sporting covers, but he also made significant illustration contributions to publishers of his day, including Scribners. He was the editor of Field & Stream magazine from 1918-1924, His work may be found in many collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
SOLD - Casting into the Montauk, Oil on canvas, 29 7/8 x 21 1/4 inches
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