Barton S. Hays
He was a self-taught artist who was known for his portraits, landscapes and still life paintings. While working in Indiana from 1850 to 1882, Hays taught such important young artists as William Forsyth, John Elwood Bundy and William Merritt Chase. Hays' portrait of Indiana Territorial Governor William Henry Harrison is part of the official collection of portraits of Indiana governors.
- Burnet, Mary Q. Art and Artists of Indiana. New York; The Century Co., 1921.
- Peat, Wilbur D. Pioneer Painters of Indiana. Art Association of Indianapolis, Indiana, 1954
- Find a Grave
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