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WILLIAM LOUIS OTTE (1871 - 1957) "Summer Days, La Cumbre 1922" Pastel on paper framed behind glass, 22" x 28"
WILLIAM LOUIS OTTE (1871 - 1957) "Eucalyptus at Eventide, Santa Barbara 1925" Oil on wood board, 22" x 28" Sold
William Louis Otte(1871-1957)
William Louis Otte was born in Sheboygan, WI on Dec. 6, 1871. Otte was a successful stockbroker in New York and in his leisure he studied at the New York School of Art, Independent School of Art, and with Robert Henri. In 1913 Otte retired from the stock market to devote his life to art.
After Otte decided to be a full time artist he moved to Santa Barbara, California into a studio-home at 1300 Los Albertos Road. William Louis Otte died in Santa Barbara on Feb. 5, 1957. An Impressionist, Otte used small, feathery brush strokes and a colorful palette to create landscapes of the desert and areas around his home.
Source:Edan Hughes, "Artists in California 1786-1940"