Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

John Tracy

 (1843 - 1893)
John Martin Tracy was active/lived in Missouri, Connecticut, California, Mississippi, Ohio.  John Tracy is known for sporting genre-hunting and portrait painting.

John Tracy

There is relatively little record of the particulars of John Martin Tracy's early years, education, or artistic influences. What is abundantly clear, however, is that Tracy's reputation as one of the nation's most admired sporting artists is unquestioned, despite his having come to the genre fairly late in his brief life. In 1895, a writer for the New York Times opined that "J. M. Tracy was a painter to delight the heart of all sporting men . . . He painted the hunter before the flock of birds, the dog with tail extended and paw uplifted, as he stood quivering over the scent; and he did it all con amore, faithfully and with full understanding and knowledge of his subject."

A Mayflower descendant, John Martin Tracy was born in Rochest  ...  Displaying 750 of 8559 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  John Tracy

Born:  1843 - Rochester, Ohio
Died:   1893 - Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Known for:  sporting genre-hunting and portrait painting