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 Mulvany

 (1844 - 1906)
John Mulvany was active/lived in New York, Missouri / Ireland.  John Mulvany is known for frontier, battlefields, portrait.

Biography  
John Mulvany


On June 25, 1876, in what is now eastern Montana, there occurred a minor military engagement along the Little Bighorn River.

The Seventh U.S. Cavalry under Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer had met up unexpectedly with the fighting men of a large Sioux and Cheyenne village, and five companies of cavalry, some 270 soldiers, were killed.

Despite the fact that no white eyewitnesses survived, the event soon became a major saga in the mythology of our country's history, and hundreds of artists, poets, composers and historians have tried their hands at producing a true depiction of events as they must have unfolded that day.

The first artist to realize the potential appeal of the subject matter was John Mulvany (1844  ...  Displaying 750 of 4482 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 Mulvany

Born:  1844 - Ireland
Died:   1906 - New York, New York
Known for:  frontier, battlefields, portrait