John "Jack" Dare Howland
(1843 - 1914)
John "Jack" Dare Howland was active/lived in Colorado, Ohio. John Jack Howland is known for wild animal in landscape painting-buffalo.
Biography John "Jack" Dare Howland
Born in Zanesville, Ohio, John Dare Howland is claimed by Colorado art historians as the state's first resident artist. Early in his career he was a sketch artist and illustrator for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Magazine and Harper's Weekly, and after the Civil War he dedicated himself to fine art painting, with many of his subjects being buffalo, which he had seen in abundance on the Plains in the pre-railroad era of the West.
John Howland Dare was the son of a riverboat captain, the grandson of founders of Zanesville, and had the same name as a pilgrim ancestor who crossed to America on the Mayflower.
At age fourteen, he ran away from home and, "befriended by a fur trader who let him jo
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