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John White Alexander  American  1856 -1915
Born: Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, United States 
Studied: Royal Academy, Munich 
Examples of Work: Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Philadelphia Museum of Art 
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Art Nouveau
Subjects Known For: Portraits
Memberships: Legion of Honor 
National Academy of Design ANA 1901; NA 1902; PNAD 1909-15
Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts 
Society of British Artists 
Teaching Positions: Art Students League, New York City 
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John White Alexander, who was orphaned at an early age, worked hard to become an artist--first as a messenger in his native Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and then as an illustrator in New York City-- and ultimately became one of the most sought-after portraitists of America's Gil... (More)

John W. Alexander was born in 1856 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. During his artistic career he was a dedicated member of both the Munich and Vienna Secession, associated with Art Noveau style. Alexander worked as an illu... (More)

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