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Rehn, Frank Knox Morton

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00150174
Rehn, Frank Knox Morton

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 April 1848, in Philadelphia; died 6 July 1914, in Magnolia (Massachusetts).

Painter, watercolourist. Waterscapes, urban landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes.

Frank Knox Morton Rehn was a pupil at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. In 1898 he became an associate member of the National Academy of Design, New York, and in 1909 a full member. He was also an associate member of the American Watercolor Society, and a member of New York Watercolor Club. During the Impressionist period he displayed great sensitivity towards variations in light emanating from momentary atmospheric conditions. He took part in a great many group exhibitions and was awarded various distinctions, including: a first prize in St Louis in 1882; a gold medal in New York in 1886; an honourable mention at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1900; a bronze medal in Buffalo in 1901 and a silver medal in St Louis in 1904....

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Subjects: Painting ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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