(1861 - 1933)
John Ireland Howe Downes was active/lived in Connecticut. John Downes is known for landscape painting.
Biography John Downes
A founding member of the New Haven Paint & Clay Club*, John I.H.
Downes graduated from Hopkins Grammar School in New Haven and then
traveled to Paris to study music and languages. From 1888 to 1892
he attended the Yale School of the Fine Arts, followed by a year at the
Art Students League* in New York and a year at the Ecole des Beaux
Arts* in Paris. He received a B.F.A. from Yale in 1898, and in
1900 became Librarian for the Yale School of the Fine Arts, a job he
held until his retirement in 1923. He painted landscapes in both
oil and watercolor and had several one-man shows. His work is in
the Yale University Art Gallery and the National Gallery of Art.
John I.H. Downes was one of the prime
... Displaying 750 of 1719 characters.