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Joseph Jefferson IV

 (1829 - 1905)
Joseph Jefferson, IV was active/lived in Louisiana, Florida.  Joseph Jefferson IV is known for landscape-bayou-swamp, coastal.

Joseph Jefferson, IV

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Amateur landscape painter, Joseph Jefferson IV came from a family of actor-painters. His father and grandfather, Joseph Jefferson II and III were both actor-painters, however Joseph Jefferson IV was the most well-known. He started at the young age of four (1833). He continued to act for over seventy years and was best remembered for his role as Rip van Winkle.

Groce & Wallace, "The New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America"
Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"

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About  Joseph Jefferson, IV

Born:  1829 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1905 - Palm Beach, Florida
Known for:  landscape-bayou-swamp, coastal