(1867 - 1923)
John Wesley Little was active/lived in Pennsylvania. John Little is known for landscape, animal, genre, mural.
Biography John Little
John Wesley Little was born in 1867 near Forksville in Sullivan County, PA. While John Wesley was still a young child, his father moved to Picture Rocks, PA . Best known as "Wesley" the young John was introduced to the world of labor when he worked in the commissary (employee lunch room) at his father's ladder factory for which he was paid the princely sum of 12 1/2 cents per hour.
By 1884, he had established an interest in art. After gaining accolades in a local contest for a pencil sketch of a dog titled "Old Rover", he was encouraged by friends to continue with art. He went to New York in 1888 and stayed with family friends while he studied at the The National Academy of Design. His formal art education ended eight years later in
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