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JEFFERSON, Joseph (1829 - 1905), Painter, dramatic artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JEFFERSON, Joseph (1829 - 1905), Painter, dramatic artist

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 20 February 1829, in Philadelphia; died 23 April 1905, in Palm Beach (Florida).

Painter, dramatic artist.

Joseph Jefferson was very well known as an actor in America, but also as a landscape artist. Several of his works are in various American museums. He owned a large collection of paintings which was sold in New York on 27 April 1907 for $228,120.

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