Dunton, W. Herbert, b. 1878 d. 1936
Painter, Muralist, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in Taos, N.M.
Collection size: 175 items (on 2 microfilm reels).
Collection Summary: A biography of Dunton written by his son, Ivan; a copy of a letter from Dunton describing his painting, "Mountain Pool," 1926; biographical sketches of Dunton's models; typescripts of studies by Dunton; printed stories and magazine covers illustrated by Dunton from COLLIER'S, McCLURE'S, HARPER'S WEEKLY, and other magazines, 1906-1926; a scrapbook of illustrations and articles by Dunton, 1896-1904; exhibition catalogues; clippings and articles on Dunton; photographs of Dunton, his family, and his birthplace; and album of photographs, 1914-1916, of Dunton, his children, Oscar E. Berninghaus, Ernest Leonard Blumenshein, Eange Irving Couse, Joseph Henry Sharp, and others, and New Mexico scenery; and two photograph albums of paintings by Dunton.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter (Taos, N.M.)
The lendor, Ivan H. Dunton, is William Herbert Dunton's son. He plans to give the original material to the Santa Fe Historical Library, Santa Fe, N.M.