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John Alexander

 (1856 - 1915)
John White Alexander was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / France.  John Alexander is known for female figure, floral, landscape.

Biography   John Alexander


Born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, where he had first-hand knowledge of the tough life of steel workers, John White Alexander became one of the most prominent, fashionable artists in New York City during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He did portrait, figure, and mural work and is especially noted for female subjects, which he rendered with fluid, sweeping lines and "an almost abstract, decorative rhythm of shape with a graceful and voluptuous expressiveness" (Baigell "Dictionary" 8).

As a young man, he worked as a telegraph messenger boy but soon was discovered as a talented illustrator. He began his career working in the Art Department of "Harper's Weekly" as a political cartoonist and illustrator. The 1877 Pittsburgh strike   ...  Displaying 750 of 2788 characters.

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