Reference Entry

JOHNSTON, John (1752 - 1812), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JOHNSTON, John (1752 - 1812), Painter

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American, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1752 or 1753, in Boston (Massachusetts); died 1812 or 1818, in Boston.

Painter. Portraits.

John Johnston painted portraits of famous Americans, including Samuel Adam and Governor Philipp with his Family.

Reference Entry.  85 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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