(1846 - 1924)
John Douglas Woodward was active/lived in New York. John Woodward is known for landscape, structures, illustrator.
Biography John Woodward
A prolific landscape painter in the decades following the Civil War, John Woodward did hundreds of scenes of Europe, the Holy Land, and the United States. Many of them were reproduced in popular magazines and were well received because they answered people's curiosity about the expanding world.
His career reached its peak at a time when realistic depictions of nature were thought to reveal the Creator's beneficence and power, and in the early part of his career, he was committed to conveying this message. However, as tastes changed to modernist, more abstract art in the 20th century, his work was largely forgotten until the late 20th century when new appreciation was shown for his wide-ranging talents.
Woodward was born in Vi
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