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PETO, John Frederick (1854 - 1907), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PETO, John Frederick (1854 - 1907), Painter

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1854; died 1907.

Painter. Still-lifes.

[not available online]In despair of obtaining success in Philadelphia, John Frederick Peto set himself up in 1889 at Island Heights (New Jersey), where he was offered work as a cornet player for religious meetings. He admired William Harnett and even took his inspiration from some of his compositions. However, in his new exile, he found his

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