Bristol, John Bunyan – American Artist

J.S. Marsh (American, 19th century), an oil on board painting, Mouth of the St. John's River, Fla-Looking out to Sea, 1872

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John Bunyan Bristol oil on artist board painting, River Landscape, signed

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John Bunyan Bristol, "Woman Carrying a Basket on a Country Road", oil on canvas, signed

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Attributed to John Bunyan Bristol, "Landscape with Cottage", oil on canvas, indistinctly signed and partially dated

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John Bunyan Briston (1826-1909)

John Bristol, born near Hudson New York in 1826 took only a four week course in art and was otherwise self taught. Although he lived in New York City he traveled throughout New England each summer and painted scenes displaying water, land and mountain views. John Bristol exhibited at the National Academy of Design from 1858 to 1900, Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876 (where he was awarded a medal), Paris Exposition of 1889 (where he won a prize), and at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo in 1901 (where he also recieved a medal). He died in 1909 and his work is preserved at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore.


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