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 John Adams Elder  (1833 - 1895)

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Lived/Active: Virginia/New York / Germany      Known for: portrait, battle genre, landscape and military painting

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1833 (Fredericksburg, Virginia)
 
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1895 (Fredericksburg, Virginia)

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Virginia/New York / Germany

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JOHN ADAMS ELDER (1833-1895)

John Adams Elder, painter of landscapes, portraits, and genre scenes, was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a boy he learned the craft of cameo cutting. In 1850, at the age of seventeen he moved to New York City, where he studied briefly with Daniel P. Huntington (1816-1906). Within a year of his arrival in New York he traveled to Düsseldorf, Germany, and was a student of Emanuel Leutze (1816-1868) for five years.

Upon his return to America he work (showing 500 of 1135 characters).



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