John Wesley Carroll
(1892 - 1959)
John Wesley Carroll was active/lived in California, New York. John Carroll is known for female portrait, genre and landscape painting, illustration.
Biography John Wesley Carroll
John Carroll was a painter famous for his portraits of dreamy, diaphanous women. He also painted landscapes but his portraits became his signature pieces. He painted his subjects in an idealistic way using sweeping strokes and a full brush.
Carroll was born on a train while his family was traveling through Wichita, Kansas in 1892. His father was originally from West Virginia but decided to move the family to California in 1892. Carroll grew-up in San Francisco and spent most of his summers on a nearby ranch. He developed an interest in art at an early age and after studying in public school attended the Mark Hopkins Art Academy in San Francisco, California. He continued his studies at the Mark Hop
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