(1801 - 1881)
John Quidor was active/lived in New York, New Jersey. John Quidor is known for literary novel illustrator, narrative genre.
John Quidor was from a French-Swiss background; his grandfather Pierre
Quidor was a Revolutionary War patriot. John Quidor was born in
1801 in Tappan, New York and when he was nine, the family moved to New
York City. He became apprenticed to a portrait painter, John W.
Jarvis, and was inspired to a degree by his fellow pupil Henry
Inman. Quidor exhibited Ichabod Crane Pursued by the Headless Horseman
at the National Academy of Design in 1828. The painting, now in the
Yale University Art Gallery, indicates the direction Quidor would
pursue exclusively, which was the genre of American literature
especially for novels by Washington Irving.
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