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Last NameSeton    
Given NameErnest Evan Thompson     
alt. NamesE. E. T S. ; née Ernest Evan Thompson / Ernest Seton Thompson ;    
Marriage1. Grace Gallatin; 2. Julia M. Buttree    
Childrenwriter Ann (preudonym Anya) Seton (1904-1990); Beulah (Dee) Seton Barber, adopted, died 2006    
Year born1860 in South Shields, County Durham, England    
Year died1946    
Place of deathSeton Village, New Mexico    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Educationscholarship in art to the Royal Academy in London, England; studied in Paris; taught by Gérôme, Bouguereau, Ferrier, Mosler     
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forThomas McIllwraith: Birds of Ontario, 1894; Seton: Lives of Game Animals, vol. 4. Seton: Wild Animals I have Known; Studies in the Art Anatomy of Animals being a brief Analysis of the Visible Forms of familiar Mammals & Birds; designed for Sculptors, Painters, Illustrators, Naturalists, London 1896 ; Animal heroes (New York 1905) ; Bannertail (New York 1922) ; The biography of a grizzly (New York 1900) ; Life-stories of northern animals (New York 1909) ; Trail of the sandhill stag (New York 1899) ; Wild animals at home (Garden City 1913) ; Pictures of wild animals (London & New York 1896) ; Mabel Wright (1859-1934), née Osgood    
Patronage    
CollaboratorsEdward Alexander Preble    
Techniquesnatural, zoological, and ornithological drawing with highlighting; also technical & genre motifs    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wild_Animals_Tannerey.jpg ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Seton_Book_Woodcraft_knots.jpg    
Archival sourcesSeton Memorial Library & Museum; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Thompson_Seton ; www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/46878#/summary    
Published sourcesAKL; ThB 30 1936, 536; Chansigaud 2009: 186; Joan Winearly: Art on the Wing: British, American & Canadian Illustr. Bird Books from the 18th to the 20th c, Toronto, 1999; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 3815-25 & 4477 ;    
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