(1821 - 1915)
Alban Jasper Conant was active/lived in Missouri, Vermont. Alban Conant is known for portrait, landscape and harbor view painting, anthropolist, archaeologist.
Biography Alban Conant
Alban Jasper Conant Biography
Lived / Active
Missouri/ New York / Washington,DC /Illinois
Alban Jasper Conant was a triple A polymath - an artist, an archaeologist, and an anthropologist. As an artist, he painted a president, a war hero, judges, legislators, and members of prominent families. His portrait of the Smiling Lincoln was Mary Todd Lincoln's favorite. As an archaeologist and an anthropologist, he wrote Footprints of Vanished Races in the Mississippi Valley: Being an Account of Some of the Monuments and Relics of Prehistoric Races Scattered Over Its Surface With Suggestions as to their Origin and Uses, which was published in 1879 and frequently reprinted, even as late as 2010.
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