John Dodgson Barrow
(1824 - 1907)
John Dodgson Barrow was active/lived in New York. John Barrow is known for landscape, figure and portrait painting.
Biography John Dodgson Barrow
A landscape painter of the second generation of the Hudson River School, John Dodgson Barrow grew up in England, moving to the the United States in 1843. He ran a bookstore in Skaneateles, New York, until 1856 at which time he established himself as a painter in New York City.
He occupied a studio adjoining that of his friend, Charles Loring Elliot. During this time he fulfilled portrait commissions, most notably his portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Another friend, George Inness, encouraged his interest in landscape painting.
Most of his landscape paintings developed from sketches and memories of his frequent trips to his family's home in Skaneateles, New York, where he eventually returned in 1876. He painted a
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