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Artists' biographies : John Ward DUNSMORE

Date of birth: 1856

Date of death: 1945

Nationality : John Ward  DUNSMORE

John Ward Dunsmore (1856-1945) was a late 19th/early 20th century American painter best known for his realistic and historically accurate paintings of the events surrounding the American Revolution and Early Republic. He placed tremendous importance on realism – he wanted his paintings to be as realistic as a photo. His Revolutionary War images are iconic and widely sought for reproduction in items ranging from school children’s textbooks to the Library of Congress’s website, to a special coin produced by the US Mint.


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