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us: Chapman, Conrad Wise, 1842-1910

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    • us: Chapman, Cooney, 1842-1910
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1842
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1910
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Hampton (Va.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Italy
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Mexico
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Paris (France)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Texas
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Virginia
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Confederate States of America. Army
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Landscape painting
          (lcsh) Photography
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Landscape painters
              (lcsh) Photographers
          • Additonal Related Forms

            • us: Chapman (Family : 1808- : Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889)
          • Sources

            • found: W was w in Amer. art, 1985: p. 110 (Chapman, Conrad Wise; American painter; b. Rome, Italy 1842, d. Virginia 1910)
            • found: RLIN data base, 09/28/90 (hdg.: Chapman, Conrad Wise, 1842-1910; usage: Conrad Wise Chapman)
            • found: Kent State University Press, viewed Oct. 19, 2011 (Conrad Wise Chapman; b. 1842; d.1910; is unique among Civil War artists: he painted and sketched while on duty as a Confederate soldier who served in three theaters of the war. Conrad's father, artist and teacher John Gadsby Chapman, moved his family from the U.S. to Italy in 1850. In 1861, Conrad returned to enlist in the Confederate Army. After the war, Chapman spent eighteen months in Mexico, becoming the first American artist to paint that country's landscape. He lived the remainder of his life in Europe, Mexico, and the United States) {}
            • found: Chapman family correspondence and other documents, 1791-1898 (Conrad Wise Chapman (called "Cooney), son of American painter, John Gadsby Chapman. The family moved to Itay in 1848. After living in Rome and Paris, Conrad left for America in 1861 to join the Confederate army. After the war, he led a nomadic life in Texas and Mexico, eventually going back to Italy. By 1896 he was in Mexico again, and by 1898 he was married and living in Richmond, Virginia. He also developed a reputation as a photographer. )
            • found: Union list of artists names online, Nov. 1, 2016 (Chapman, Conrad Wise (American painter, 1842-1910); b. Washington, D.C.; d. Hampton, Virginia; active in Rome, Paris, Mexico, and Virginia)
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            • 1990-09-28: new
            • 2016-11-04: revised
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