John Paradise (1783-1833)

John Paradise (1783-1833)
Title
John Paradise (1783-1833)
Date 
n.d.
Medium 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions 
Overall: 33 x 24 3/4 in. ( 83.8 x 62.9 cm )
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. Thomas F. Paradise
Object Number 
1970.58
Gallery Label 
The subject was born in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, and as a youth was apprenticed to a saddlemaker. At the age of eighteen he decided to become a painter and went to Philadelphia, studying briefly with Denis A. Volozan. By 1810 he had established his studio in New York, where it was to remain the rest of his life. Paradise was one of the founders of the National Academy of Design.
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Creative: Tronvig Group