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John Mix Stanley  American  1814 -1872
Born: Canandaigua, New York, United States 
Died: Detroit, Michigan, United States 
Addresses:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States  
 Chicago, Illinois, United States  
 Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, United States 1842 
Instructors: James Bowman Detroit, 1836
Exhibited: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1858
North American Indian Gallery, Cincinnati 1845
Apollo Rooms, Louisville, KY 1846
"The Trial of Red Jacket" 1868
Examples of Work: Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, New York 
Detroit Institute of Arts 
Honolulu Academy of Arts 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC 
Specialty: Painter
Sign Painter
Style/School: Realism
Subjects Known For: Portraits
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John Mix Stanley was a pioneer of American Western landscape painting. Born in western New York, Stanley lost his mother when he was five years old and was befriended by the Native Americans who frequented his father's taver... (More)

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