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John Gadsby Chapman

Chapman, John Gadsby, 1808–90, American painter, b. Alexandria, Va. Chapman is noted for his colored etchings of the Roman compagna and the American landscape. His historical painting The Baptism of Pocahontas is in the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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