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Frank Rehn

 (1848 - 1914)
Frank Knox Morton Rehn was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts.  Frank Rehn is known for marine, portrait, and landscape painting.

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Frank Rehn


A highly successful 19th-century marine painter, Frank Rehn determined to be exclusively American in his fine art painting, although French Impressionism heavily influenced his style.  Ironically he was "one of the first Americans to introduce the Impressionist style of painting to his fellow countrymen." (428) Because of his dedication to being 'pure' American, he avoided going abroad for further art study beyond his schooling from age 18 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with Christian Schussele.  His course work included portraiture, marine, still life and figure painting.

Rehn was born in Philadelphia.  After finishing his training at the Pennsylvania Academy, he supported himself with portr  ...  Displaying 750 of 2320 characters.



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About  Frank Rehn

Born:  1848 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1914 - Magnolia, Massachusetts
Known for:  marine, portrait, and landscape painting