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RECKNAGEL, John (1870 - 1940), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RECKNAGEL, John (1870 - 1940), Painter, pastellist

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active from 1899 and especially 1920 active in France.

Born 1870, in Brooklyn (New York City); died 1940, in Fouesnant (Finistère), France.

Painter, pastellist. Portraits, landscapes.

John Recknagel began learning about art in New York from the age of 14. He then trained at the fine art academy in Stuttgart. In 1899, on a trip to Concarneau (France), he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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