George Bernard Butler
George Bernard Butler Jr. (1838–1907) was a portrait, genre, animal, and nevertheless life painter. Butler was born in New York City, where he studied art under Thomas Hicks.
In 1859 he went to Paris to study below Thomas Couture, then returned to relieve in the military during the Civil War. Despite the loss of his right arm, Butler continued his art career in New York and San Francisco, and was elected a National Academician in 1873. Two years future he returned to Europe and remained in Italy for an Elongated period.
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