(1807 - 1889)
James Reid Lambdin was active/lived in Pennsylvania. James Lambdin is known for portrait, miniature, some views.
Biography James Lambdin
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, James Lambdin became a skilled mid-19th century portrait painter of prominent persons including politicians and U.S. Presidents Lincoln and Grant. He also did portraits of soldiers including Arkansas writer Charles Fenton Mercer Noland in his military uniform.
At age 16, Lambdin studied in Philadelphia with miniaturist Edward Miles and then for three years with Thomas Sully. In 1826, he returned to Pittsburgh to become a portrait painter, and opened a museum and art gallery patterned after that of Charles Willson Peale in Philadelphia. Faced with diminished interest in his portraits and the museum, he moved to Louisville, Kentucky for 5 years and from there, traveled in the South including to Arkans
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