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COVERT, John R. (1882 - 1960), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COVERT, John R. (1882 - 1960), Painter

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1882, in Pittsburgh; died 1960.


John R. Covert received a bursary from the German government and went to study at the Munich Academy from 1908 to 1912. He spent time in Paris from 1912 to 1914 before travelling around England. On his return to the USA in 1917, he founded the Society of Independent Artists in New York with William Glackens and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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