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