(1832 - 1898)
John Perry Newell was active/lived in Rhode Island. John Newell is known for view-structures, harbors, graphics.
Biography John Newell
Born in Newport, Rhode Island, John Perry Newell was a well-known lithographer. Paintings by the artist are scarce, but no less accomplished.
Newell studied lithography in Boston at John H. Bufford's firm and by the mid-1850s was producing marine scenes and views of towns in Rhode Island and Massachusetts that met with great popularity. In the 1860s he sketched around Lake Champlain and was thought to have worked in Brussels some time during the 1870s. When Newport experienced an influx of newly-affluent residents in the 1870s, Newell began to receive commissions to make drawings of the newly-built mansions. He generally worked independently and published his own prints, though he continued to draw for Bufford, End
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