biography of John Nelson ARNOLD (1834-1909)

Death place: Providence, RI

Addresses: E. Providence, RI

Profession: Portrait painter

Exhibited: NAD, 1872-73

Comments: Several governors and other distinguished people of R.I. were among his sitters. His wife, Clara, was a still life painter.

Sources: G&W; Art Annual, VII (1909/10), 73, obit.; Fielding; Naylor, NAD.