biography of James Pierce BARTON (1817-1891)

Birth place: Zanesville, OH

Addresses: Zanesville, 1845 and after

Profession: Portrait and landscape painter

Studied: NAD (1844); Europe (1875)

Exhibited: American Art-Union, 1848; NAD, 1852

Comments: Painted in Kentucky before 1832 and in Zanesville after that. Many of his portraits were painted in Muskingham County.

Sources: G&W; Antiques, XXI (March 1932), 152; Ohio BD 1859; Cowdrey, NAD; Cowdrey, AA & AAU; G&W has full name and dates courtesy Donald MacKenzie, Wooster College. More recently, see Hageman, 113.