(1850 - 1880)
John Washington Love was active/lived in Indiana. John Love is known for landscape, Indian portrait-crayon.
Biography John Love
The following biography is from material developed for Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana by Tom Davis:
No artist buried at Crown Hill has a more fitting monument than John Love. Standing over six feet tall, as Love himself did, the limestone memorial is decorated on one side with an artist's palette and brushes. This serves as a reminder that Love, who was only thirty when he died, still had many paintings left to do, paintings which might have increased his stature in the history of art beyond that of a footnote as the co-founder of the first regular institution for the professional training of art students in the state of Indiana.
His most famous pupil, William Forsyth, a member of the Hoosier School, said this of
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