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Nationality/school
American
Born
Lancaster (Pennsylvania) 1883-11-08
Deceased
Lancaster (Pennsylvania) 1935-10-23
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
He comes from a wealthy merchant family; he was handicapped by an accident in hildhood; from 1908 contact to the circle around the Gal. "291" and friendship with Alfred Stieglitz. 1910 Beginning of the homosexual relationship with the set designer and graphic designer Robert E. Locher.
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Biographical information
Education
School of Industrial Art (Philadelphia)
1901-07 Drexel Inst. Of Art, Sc. and Industry, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
1903-05 Pennsylvania School of Industrial Design; 1905-11 PAFA, ibid. at Thomas P. Anshutz, Hugh H. Breckenridge, Henry McCarter and William Merritt Chase
Parijs: opleiding
education in Paris: 1912-13 Ec. Supérieure des Arts Modernes
Académie Colarossi (Parijs)
1913-14 Acad. Colarossi
Académie Julian (Parijs)
1914 Acad. Julian as well as stay in Etretat; in Paris by Gertrude and Leo Stein further into the europ. Modern introduced
Active in
  • Londen (Engeland) 1907 - 1909
    1907-08 journey to Paris, London and Berlin, where he discovers Fauvism
  • Berlijn 1907 - 1908
    1907-08 journey to Paris, London and Berlin, where he discovers Fauvism
  • Lancaster (Pennsylvania) 1911 - 1912
    in 1911, father's death, D. remains in Lancaster until 1912
  • Parijs 1907 - 1921
    1907-08 journey to Paris; education in Paris: 1912-13 Ec. Supérieure des Arts Modernes; 1913-14 Acad. Colarossi and 1914 Acad. Julian; 1920-21 residency in Paris and London
  • Londen (Engeland)
    1920-21 residency in Paris and London
  • Lancaster (Pennsylvania) 1921 - 1935
    probably from 1921 to 1935
active in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
figure study (main subject), nude figure, cityscape, still life
Current
Here we mention the current to which an artist belonged. Many currents have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Fauvism, Futurism
Entered on: 1991-12-03; Modification on: 2018-06-26

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