(1835 - 1920)
John Franklin Waldo was active/lived in Wisconsin, New York, California, Vermont. John Waldo is known for landscape-birdseye-coastal, portrait.
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Biography John Waldo
A peripatetic sign painter who did fine art painting in his leisure early in his career, John Franklin Waldo, also known as J Franklin Waldo, became a landscape and coastal scene painter of professional accomplishment in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
He was born in Chelsea, Vermont, and from 1864 to 1884, lived in Oshkosh, Wisconsin; and from 1884 to 1894 in Chicago, where for two years, 1886 to 1888, he taught at the Frank Bromley School. From 1895 to 1914, he lived in Brooklyn, New York.
He studied painting briefly at the Chicago Academy of Design with Henry Chapman Ford but was mostly self taught and preferred to work in oil, watercolor, and pen and ink.
As early as 1851, when he was age sixteen, he began
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