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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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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for John Frederick Kensett
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1816 (Cheshire, Connecticut)
- 1872 (Long Island, New York)
New York/Connecticut landscape and coastal scene painting, engravings
Methods
* Banknote Engraving
* Easel Painting
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design
* Topography, Mapmaking, Cartography

  
Media
* Colored Pencil
* Engraving
* Etching, Etcher
* Ink
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Hudson River School
* Hudson River School Painter
* Luminous, Luminism
* Realist, Realism, Representational, Naturalist

  
Subjects
* Animals, Mammals
* Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
* Botanics
* Coastal, Shoreline Views
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Indians, Native Americans
* Landscape
* Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats
* Mountain Views
* Pastoral Landscape
* Seascape
* Skyscape

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Adirondack Mountains
* Catskill Mountains, New York
* Colorado Before 1900
* Europe
* Hudson River Valley, New York
* Italy Before World War I
* Lake George, New York
* Long Island, New York
* Minnesota, Upper Mississippi Before 1900
* Missouri River Valley Before 1900
* Niagara Falls
* Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900
* Rocky Mountain School of Painting
* West Virginia Before 1920
* White Mountains, New Hampshire
* Yosemite National Park

  
Art Association
* Artists Fund Society
* Boston Art Club
* Brooklyn Art Association
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member

  
Chronology
* Early 19th Century Before Civil War
* Late 19th Century, After Civil War

  
Some Collections
* Anschutz Collection
* Daniel J Terra Collection
* Gerald Peters Collection
* Jo Ann & Julian Ganz, Jr. Collection
* John J. McDonough Collection
* John Wilmerding Collection
* Preston Morton Collection
* Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection

  
Added Description
* Expedition, Survey Artist, Photographer
* Landscape Specialty

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* Boston Art Club-
* Brooklyn Art Association-
* National Academy of Design-

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Metropolitan Museum of Art
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
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