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John Frederick Kensett

male / American
Qualifications
engraver (printmaker), painter, draftsman, photographer
Kensett graveerde landkaarten en bankbiljetten aan het begin van zijn loopbaan
Nationality/school
American
zoon van een geëmigreerde engelse graveur
Born
Cheshire (Connecticut) 1816-03-22/1818-03-23
Conrads/Kornhauser/Saur: 1816
Deceased
Contentment-Island (Connecticut) 1872-12-16
Kensett stierf aan een hartstilstand, na een moedige poging de door het ijs gezakte vrouw van een vriend uit het water te redden.
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landscape (as genre), mountain landscape, forest landscape, coastal view
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cliché-verre
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Hudson River School
Comment
Kensett was een van de stichters van het Metropolitan Museum
catalogue raisonné in voorbereiding door John F. Kensett (veilingcatalogus Christie's New York, 19 mei 2005, nr. 12, 95)
Entered on: 1992-01-11; Modification on: 2017-03-31

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