Joseph Dwight Strong Jr
(1852 - 1899)
Joseph Dwight Strong, Jr. was active/lived in Hawaii, California. Joseph Strong Jr is known for Landscape, genre and portrait painting.
A landscape and portrait painter who was a prominent part of the Northern California art scene in the late 19th century, Joseph Strong also was noted for his paintings in Hawaii including a large oil on canvas, "Japanese Laborers on Spreckelsville Plantation", 39 X 79.
He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the son of a Congregational minister at the Fort Street Church in Honolulu. He lived in Hawaii for several years as a child and then moved to Oakland, California in 1859. He was one of the first students in the California School of Design, studying with Virgil Williams.
He painted a portrait of the mayor of Oakland that received so much acclaim that people raised enough money for him to study in Munich under Karl Von Pilot ... Displaying 750 of 5895 characters.