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 John Frederick Kensett  (1816 - 1872)

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Lived/Active: New York/Connecticut      Known for: landscape and coastal scene painting, engravings

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BIOGRAPHY for John Frederick Kensett
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Birth
1816 (Cheshire, Connecticut)
 
Death
1872 (Long Island, New York)

Lived/Active
New York/Connecticut


Courtesy: Albany Institute


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landscape and coastal scene painting, engravings

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Hudson River School Painters
The following is from The New York Times, July 4, 2001, www.nytimes.com/2001/07/04/nyregion/04HUDS.html

The Final Strokes Are Kensett's Best
By GRACE GLUECK

With Eatons Neck, Long Island, the Luminist landscape painter John Frederick Kensett did not have far to go for subject matter.  In the late 1860's he bought land and built a studio on an island near Darien, Conn., off the shore of Long Island Sound.  And in the summer (showing 500 of 22368 characters).



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