Henry Gilbert Foote
(1896 - 1986)
Henry Gilbert Foote was active/lived in Illinois, Connecticut / Europe. Henry Foote is known for figure and floral landscape painting, commercial art.
Biography Henry Gilbert Foote
Henry Gilbert Foote (1896-1986)
He was raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the son of Emma Green Gilbert Foote and Arthur L. Foote. His parents owned Foote Floral Company which specialized in orchids. He received his art education at the Chicago Art Institute during the '20's and '30's. He was a commercial artist and worked for Montgomery and Ward most of his professional life.
A resident of West Chicago, Illinois, Henry Foote created original paintings for the Franklin Hollister Company, which had the scenes lithographed for their annual company Christmas card.
When he retired, he moved to Connecticut to be closer to his children.
He and his wife Margaret had two children. Margaret died i
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