biografía de John Alexander MCDOUGALL (1810-1894)

Lugar de nacimiento: Livingston, NJ

Direcciones: lived in Newark, NJ, most of his career while also keeping a studio in NYC from c. 1841

Profesión: Miniaturist and portrait painter

Estudios: Cormon

Exposiciones: NAD, 1841-94; Am. A.-Union; The Am. Inst., 1845, 1847, and 1848 (first prize for miniatures); Artists' Fund Soc., Phila., 1842 (as M'Dougall); Brooklyn AA, 1879-81; PAFA Ann.,1880 (as McDougal); Paris Salon, 1884; AIC, 1891-97.

Comentarios: McDougall formed a partnership with portraitist George Gates Ross in Newark, offering patrons a chance to purchase a large oil and small watercolor portrait at the same time. McDougall visited New Orleans in winters of 1839 and 1840 and also worked in Charleston, SC and Saratoga Springs, NY. Also appears as McDougal.

Fuentes: G&W; Wehle and Bolton, American Miniatures; Delgado-WPA cites Picayune, Dec. 20, 1839; Newark CD 1835-59; NYCD 1841-50; Cowdrey, NAD; Cowdrey, AA & AAU; Rutledge, PA; Am. Inst. Cat., 1842, 1844, 1845, 1847, 1848; Am. Inst. Transactions, 1845, 1847, 1848. See also Naylor, NAD; Falk, PA, vol II.; Encyclopaedia of New Orleans Artists; Fink, American Art at the Nineteenth-Century Paris Salons, 367; Gerdts, Art Across America, vol. 1: 231.

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