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KENSETT, John Frederick (1818 - 1872), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KENSETT, John Frederick (1818 - 1872), Painter

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 22 or 23 March 1818, in Cheshire (Connecticut); died 14 or 16 December 1872, in New York.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes, seascapes.

Hudson River School.

John Frederick Kensett entered Dagget's banknote engraving studio at a very young age, and studied art in his spare time. In 1840 he went to England where he produced landscapes. He sent work to

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