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Augustus Tack

 (1870 - 1949)
Augustus Vincent Tack was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts.  Augustus Tack is known for figure-genre, landscape and religious painting.

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Augustus Tack


Augustus Vincent Tack, a painter of portraits, murals and abstractions, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1870.  From 1923 until his death in 1949, he produced approximately seventy-eight abstract paintings.  He has been described as "a Symbolist artist who entertained Romantic concepts about the relationship of man, God, and nature." (Isaacs)

His family was Roman Catholic, and Tack attended the Jesuit School St. Francis Xavier in New York City, graduating with an A.B. degree in 1890.  He then began to study art in New York under H. Siddons Mowbray, John Twachtman and John La Farge.  This program of working with individual artists whose work he admired developed his talent so quickly that a painting he, age   ...  Displaying 750 of 4003 characters.



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About  Augustus Tack

Born:  1870 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died:   1949 - New York City
Known for:  figure-genre, landscape and religious painting