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John James

 (1873 - 1951)
John Wells James was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York / France.  John James is known for landscape, botanical.

John James

Painter John Wells James, Jr., lived a double life as businessman and artist. Along with his three brothers, he was a co-founder of the Brooklyn (NY) wholesale drug company, Towns & James, serving for many years as its president.

As a painter, James was associated with the New Hope School of American Impressionists. He studied painting with James Knox and was a member of the Salmagundi Club, Allied Artists of America, the Brooklyn Painters Society, the Rockport Artists Society, and the American Federation of Artists.

James ultimately settled in the Bucks County, Pennsylvania community of Solebury, where he regularly contributed works to the Phillips Mill exhibitions. Mostly remembered for his tightly constructed impressi  ...  Displaying 750 of 1559 characters.

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About  John James

Born:  1873 - Brooklyn, New York
Died:   1951 - Magagnosc, Alpes Maritimes, France
Known for:  landscape, botanical