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 Johnston

 (1826 - 1895)
John R. Johnston was active/lived in Maryland, Ohio.  John Johnston is known for genre, landscape, portrait painting, sculpture.

Biography  
John Johnston


John R. Johnston was a painter and sculptor of portrait, landscape, and historical subjects. He was born in Ohio and lived in Cincinnati from as early as 1842 until as late as 1853. He assisted Henry Lewis with his Mississipppi panorama in 1848-49.

By 1857 he had moved to Baltimore and became one of the leading portraitists there, active until 1872.

Source:
Groce & Wallace, "The New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America"
Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"



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 Johnston

Born:  1826 - Ohio
Died:   1895
Known for:  genre, landscape, portrait painting, sculpture