Reference Entry

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

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Art
  • Biographical Studies


Show Summary Details


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

Reference Entry.  964 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.