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Artists who influenced John Hesselius
Born to a Swedish family, John Hesselius became one of the leading portrait painters in the Mid-Atlantic colonies. He is noted as one of the earliest teacher of Charles Willson Peale, who later became one of America's best-known colonial artists and whom Hesselius met at Annapolis in the early 1760s. He first studied with his father, Gustavus Hesselius, a painter of portraits and religious sub ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by John Hesselius

Robert Feke

Anthony Stewart
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Jean Dick Stewart
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Charles Willson Peale

John Wollaston