(1807 - 1893)
John Wood Dodge was active/lived in New York, Tennessee. John Dodge is known for miniature portrait, genre, flowers.
Biography John Dodge
A portrait miniature artist and dioramist, John Wood Dodge was born in New York City where he lived in the early part of his career. He was primarily self taught although he had some training from a sign painter. In New York, he was a member of the National Academy.
In 1839, suffering ill health, he moved to Southern states and lived as an itinerant, basing himself for ten years in Nashville, Tennessee. There Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay were among his portrait sitters. Among the places he traveled were Central Kentucky and New Orleans, Louisiana, 1848 and 1849, where he exhibited in the Armory Hall a series of dioramas including View of New York City and Interior of St. Peter's Church of Rome.
In 1849, he moved to Huntsville
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