William Baxter Palmer Closson
October 13, 1848 Thetford, Vermont, United States
|Died||May 30, 1926 (aged 77)|
|Known for||painting, wood engravings|
William Baxter Palmer Closson (October 13, 1848 - May 30, 1926) was an American artist.
He was born in Thetford, Vermont on October 13, 1848.
Soon, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts, and worked as an apprentice wood engraver with Samuel S. Kilburn. He studied drawing at the Lowell Institute, then went on to work for Harper's Magazine and various publishing houses in Boston. While in Boston, he shared a studio with painter George Fuller.