John White Alexander, 1856-1915, was an American portrait, figure, and decorative painter. In 1881 he achieved great success in portraiture. The first exhibition of John White Alexander paintings in the Paris Salon was a brilliant success and was followed by his immediate election to the Société Nationale des Beaux Arts. The artist was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the President of the National Society of Mural Painters. He also received Gold medals of the Paris Exposition and the World's Fair at St. Louis. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.