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John Cloudman

 (1813 - 1892)
John Greenleaf Cloudman was active/lived in Maine, California.  John Cloudman is known for figure-genre, Indian camps-life.

Biography   John Cloudman


Born in Newburyport, ME in 1813. Early in life Cloudman was a carpenter and, after opting for an art career, sailed to Paris in 1847 for one year of study. While in northern California in 1852-53, he painted the Pomo Indians. He died in Bethel, ME on Oct. 11, 1892. In: Portland (ME) Museum.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America (Groce, George C. and David H. Wallace).

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