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John Jackson

 (1825 - 1879)
John Adams Jackson was active/lived in Massachusetts, Maine / Italy.  John Jackson is known for sculptor, crayon portrait painter.

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John Jackson


Sculptor and crayon artist, John Adams Jackson was born in Bath, Maine, he received his art education in Boston under D. C. Johnston and in Paris. He then returned to Boston, where he produced a portrait bust of Daniel Webster in 1851.

Going abroad in 1853, he visited Florence, there he created several portrait busts in marble. Following he moved to Paris, in 1854, and modeled likenesses of Lyman Beecher and Wendell Phillips.

Jackson returned in 1858 to settle in New York City, where he completed a bust of William LLoyd Garrison. He eventually moved to Italy in 1860, and only revisited the U.S. in 1867, before his death.

Jackson was known as a portraitist, creating close to one hundred portrait busts. He also complet  ...  Displaying 750 of 1078 characters.



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About  John Jackson

Born:  1825 - Bath, Maine
Died:   1879 - Pracchia, Italy
Known for:  sculptor, crayon portrait painter