Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

John Fairbanks

 (1855 - 1940)
John (J.B.) Boylston Fairbanks was active/lived in Utah, New York / Canada.  John Fairbanks is known for landscape painting, murals.

Biography   John Fairbanks


Born in Payson, Utah, John Fairbanks was a painter, muralist, copyist and art educator who traveled extensively from his native state of Utah to study in Europe, explore the Southwest, direct a major archaeological expedition to Mexico and homestead in Canada.  As a painter he was known for his "glowing harvestscapes, a subject he knew well from his years of farming" (Dawdy, 84).  He also did many scenes of Zion National Park, where he spent four summers, and from 1920, he painted frequently in Bryce Canyon.

His father, John Fairbanks, was a Mormon bishop and Indian agent, and young John began painting by copying chromolithographs.  He was then given lessons by his friend John Hafen, landscape, portrait and   ...  Displaying 750 of 9525 characters.

    >   Continue reading about John Fairbanks


askART essays containing:   John Fairbanks


Painted in Latin America  
    
>  View all AskART essays

Museums (2):  John Fairbanks    


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing