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Allan Freelon

 (1895 - 1960)
Allan Randall Freelon was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Allan Freelon is known for landscape, harbors, still life paintings.

Allan Freelon

An African-American post-impressionist known for his imaginative use of color in his renderings of the ports of Gloucester, Allan Randall Freelon was born in Philadelphia on 2 September 1895.  He  studied at the Philadelphia Museum and School of Industrial Art, then at the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated with a B.S. in Education.  His art teachers were Earle Horter (1881-1940), Emile Gruppe (1896-1978), and Hugh Breckenridge (1870-1937), whose classes in Gloucester attracted Freelon for many summers.  The Breckenridge School of Art at Rocky Neck opened in 1920, at which point Breckenridge was turning to abstraction.  For instance, his painting The Mills, of 1916, might best be described as ne  ...  Displaying 750 of 6298 characters.

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About  Allan Freelon

Born:  1895 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1960 - Telford, Pennsylvania
Known for:  landscape, harbors, still life paintings