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Frank Leonard Allen

 (1884 - 1966)
Frank Leonard Allen was active/lived in Massachusetts, Maine.  Frank Allen is known for nocturne and landscape painting, graphics.

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Frank Leonard Allen


Frank Leonard Allen
(American, 1884 – 1966)
 
Frank Leonard Allen was born in Portland, Maine on 19 November 1884 to Frank Henry Allen, a manager at a local Walter Lowney Co., and Eleanor Stather (nee McKinley). At some point early in Frank’s life, his parents moved to Fitchburg, MA. There, on 26 June 1905, the Fitchburg Sentinel newspaper ran a remarkable article titled "Frank Leonard Allen’s Work / Display of Fine Art by Fitchburg Boy at Normal School." It describes how Allen, then 20 years of age and attending the Normal School of Art in Boston, was discovered by a certain Miss Warner of Warner’s Studio:

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About  Frank Leonard Allen

Born:  1884 - Portland, Maine
Died:   1966 - Rockport, Massachusetts
Known for:  nocturne and landscape painting, graphics