John Caspar Wild

American artist (1804-1846)

John Caspar Wild (1804 - August 12, 1846) was an American painter and lithographer. He was also called J.C. Wild. He was born in Switzerland. He moved to Paris, France. In 1832 he moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He painted and printed landscapes. He painted a lot of cities in the United States. He painted pictures of Philadelphia, St. Louis, Cincinnati, and Davenport, Iowa. His artwork is owned by the Library Company of Pennsylvania.[1]

A painting that John Caspar Wild made called Cincinnati From Behind Newport Barracks. He painted it in the year 1835.


  1. "University of Pennsylvania". Library Company of Philadelphia. World Digital Library. Retrieved 1 January 2014.