Daniel Owen Stephens
(1893 - 1937)
Daniel Owen Stephens was active/lived in Pennsylvania / Peru. Daniel Stephens is known for astronomy subject painting, solar eclipses, skyscapes, expedition artist.
Biography Daniel Owen Stephens
D. Owen Stephens, a painter who specialized in astronomical subjects, was the artist for the American Museum of Natural History's 1937 Hayden Planetarium-Grace Peruvian Eclipse Expedition.
Born into a family of artists, Stephens at first trained to be a professional astronomer, but did not earn a degree. He eventually worked as an architect, mathemetician and writer, and was associated with Rose Valley, an artists' colony in southeastern Pa., where he taught a class in the school. Stephens became interested in the possibility of translating scientific knowledge into art forms.
In painting, Stephens' focus turned from landscapes to the night sky and astronomical scenes; he first painted a solar eclipse in 1925, and another in
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