JOHN BUNYAN BRISTOL1826-1909
Landscape painter John Bunyan Bristol was born in 1826. He was mostly self-taught, but did take a few lessons with Henry Ary. He spent summers in New England, where he painted scenes of mountains and lakes in the Connecticut River Valley, the Berkshires, and the Green Mountains. He also painted at Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Jersey coast, and St. John’s River in St. Augustine, Florida. He exhibited frequently at the NAD, where he became a member in 1875, and won a prize at the Paris Expo in 1889. He died in 1909.