(1838 - 1931)
John Donaghy was active/lived in Florida, Pennsylvania, New York. John Donaghy is known for genre and landscape painting, cartoons.
Biography John Donaghy
Genre and landscape painter, John Donaghy was also a newspaper artist during the Civil War. Born in Pennsylvania and with the onset of the civil war led him to enlist as a private in the the Pennsylvania Volunteers in December 1861. He became a captain, was wounded, captured, and imprisoned at Andersonville Prison, from which he escaped in April 1864. Following he received a disability discharge in December 1864. After his discharge he became a well known genre painter and worked mainly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and New York City.
Groce & Wallace, "The New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America"