Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Dogs & Children in genre art by John Thomas Peele, English-born American artist, 1822–1897



John Thomas Peele (English-born American genre artist, 1822–1897) Feeding the Pets


English-born John Thomas Peele came to the United States with his family, when he was a child. As a young man, he painted portraits in America; and in 1846, Peele opened a studio in New York City, where he also produced genre paintings.  He returned to England in 1851, becoming active in the Society of British Arltists & living on the Isle of Man from 1858 to 1865, & dying in England in 1897.


John Thomas Peele (English-born American genre artist, 1822–1897) Dressing Myself


John Thomas Peele (English-born American genre artist, 1822–1897) Asleep on the Watch


John Thomas Peele (English-born American genre artist, 1822–1897) Girl with Twigs


John Thomas Peele (English-born American genre artist, 1822–1897) Two Children and a Kid


John Thomas Peele (English-born American genre artist, 1822–1897) The Young Scholar


John Thomas Peele (English-born American genre artist, 1822–1897) Family Introductions in a Young Family