(1849 - 1924)
Alexander Jr Pope was active/lived in Massachusetts. Alexander Pope is known for dogs, still life, wildlife and trompe l'oeil doors-painting.
Born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, near Boston, Alexander Pope became known as a society painter who spent his entire life in the Boston area with a major interest in hunting and fishing and painting and sculpting art objects of those subjects. According to Alfred Frankenstein in his book, The Reality of Appearance, Pope was "of the back-slapping, club-going variety who spent his entire life in and around Boston."
Some of his paintings were trompe l'oeil still lifes with hunting themes and iconography that included deer antlers, canteen, gun, game bag, etc. In this same style, he also painted a lot of dead animal subjects and sometimes live animals, usually in crates.
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