John Octavius Anderson
(1856 - 1898)
John Octavius Anderson was active/lived in New York, Washington, Iowa, Ohio. John Anderson is known for landscape painting, illustration.
Biography John Octavius Anderson
John O. Anderson, portrait and figure painter, was born in Cincinnati on March 27,1856. The next year his father moved to Keokuk, Iowa where Mr. Anderson spent his early years. He began to seriously study his profession in 1870, and John Hagney, of Newark, N.J., was his first instructor.
Anderson then pursued his studies under John Mulvaney, of Iowa, and subsequently of Chicago. In 1874 he took a course in Keokuk, Iowa under George Upp. In 1875 he went to Cincinnati and entered the school of design under P.S. Noble.
In 1877, Anderson went to Europe, and studied a short time under Professors Barth and Wagner of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts at Munich. In the fall of 1879, in company with other s
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