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John Donaghy

 (1838 - 1931)
John Donaghy was active/lived in Florida, Pennsylvania, New York.  John Donaghy is known for genre and landscape painting, cartoons.

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John Donaghy


Genre and landscape painter, John Donaghy was also a newspaper artist during the Civil War. Born in Pennsylvania and with the onset of the civil war led him to enlist as a private in the the Pennsylvania Volunteers in December 1861. He became a captain, was wounded, captured, and imprisoned at Andersonville Prison, from which he escaped in April 1864. Following he received a disability discharge in December 1864. After his discharge he became a well known genre painter and worked mainly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and New York City.

Source:
Groce & Wallace, "The New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America"



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About  John Donaghy

Born:  1838 - Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
Died:   1931 - DeLand, Florida
Known for:  genre and landscape painting, cartoons