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John Dunsmore

 (1856 - 1945)
John Ward Dunsmore was active/lived in Michigan, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio / France.  John Dunsmore is known for portrait, narrative-history and genre painting.

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John Dunsmore


John Ward Dunsmore, born in Riley, Butler County, Ohio, February 29, 1856, studied with Thomas Noble at the McMicken School of Design in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He was then in Paris from 1875 to 1879 studying at the Petite Ecole with Aimee Millet and privately with Thomas Couture.  His first appearance in the National Academy exhibition was in 1879. 

When he returned to America it was to settle in Boston.  While there he was awarded a medal from the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association in 1881.  However, after about five years in Boston he returned to Europe, where he worked in Paris and England, executing a series of paintings on the life and times of French King Louis IV.  He exhibited in the Par  ...  Displaying 750 of 2239 characters.



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About  John Dunsmore

Born:  1856 - Riley, Ohio
Died:   1945 - Dover, New Jersey
Known for:  portrait, narrative-history and genre painting