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Peter McCallion

 (fl.1890 - 1900)
Peter McCallion was active/lived in New Jersey.  Peter McCallion is known for trompe still life-money, figure, genre.

Biography   Peter McCallion


Only a handful of Peter McCallion's paintings have been identified, and very little is known about his life other than that he lived and worked in Lake Wood, New Jersey.  It is said that he was self-taught, and he clearly was influenced by John Frederick Peto whose works are very similar. (There is a Peto still life in the Warner Collection.)

Peto lived in a nearby community and exhibited his paintings at the local drugstore. They also hung in the shops and offices of his patrons, thereby providing McCallion ample opportunity to see them.  In fact, it has been conjectured that McCallion actually worked with Peto.

Peto and McCallion, along with William M. Harnett and others, were part of a large group of trompe-l'oe   ...  Displaying 750 of 3097 characters.

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