(1843 - 1893)
John Martin Tracy was active/lived in Missouri, Connecticut, California, Mississippi, Ohio. John Tracy is known for sporting genre-hunting and portrait painting.
Biography John Tracy
There is relatively little record of the particulars of John Martin Tracy's early years, education, or artistic influences. What is abundantly clear, however, is that Tracy's reputation as one of the nation's most admired sporting artists is unquestioned, despite his having come to the genre fairly late in his brief life. In 1895, a writer for the New York Times opined that "J. M. Tracy was a painter to delight the heart of all sporting men . . . He painted the hunter before the flock of birds, the dog with tail extended and paw uplifted, as he stood quivering over the scent; and he did it all con amore, faithfully and with full understanding and knowledge of his subject."
A Mayflower descendant, John Martin Tracy was born in Rochest
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