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Joseph Pennell

 (1857 - 1926)
Joseph Pennell was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York / United Kingdom.  Joseph Pennell is known for etching, illustration, painting and teaching.

Joseph Pennell

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Joseph Pennell, painter, illustrator, etcher, lecturer, critic, author, teacher, was born in Pennsylvania,  the son of Philadelphia Quaker parents and briefly attended the School of Industrial Design now called the Philadelphia College of Art.  He was a pupil in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts between 1878-80, and his unusual ability in etching was early recognized by his instructor, James L. Claghorn.

In his time Pennell had "acquired no small measure of fame as a public lecturer, critic and author.  He also taught at the Art Students' League.  As an illustrator for a time he worked in New Orleans in collaboration with Cable, the novelist. 

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About  Joseph Pennell

Born:  1857 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1926 - Brooklyn Heights, New York
Known for:  etching, illustration, painting and teaching