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Dr Albert C. Barnes

(1872—1951)

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Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas  

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(1899–1979).Painter. A leader of the Harlem Renaissance, he led the way for African-American artists to employ explicitly black themes, fostering a resurgence of racial pride in black art. Born in ...
Alain Locke

Alain Locke  

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(1886–1954).Philosopher, writer, and principal theorist of the Harlem Renaissance. Born in Philadelphia, Alain LeRoy Locke graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in 1907. That year, he was the first ...
Ambroise Vollard

Ambroise Vollard  

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(b Saint-Denis, Réunion, Indian Ocean, 3 July 1866; d Paris, 22 July 1939).French dealer, connoisseur, publisher, and writer, one of the most important champions of avant-garde art in the ...
Barnes, Albert C.

Barnes, Albert C. (2 Jan 1872)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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(b Philadelphia, PA, 2 Jan 1872; d Chester County, PA, 24 July 1951),

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Barnes, Albert Coombs

Barnes, Albert Coombs (1872–1951)   Reference library

The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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Albert Barnes was born on 2 January 1872 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died in a car accident on 24 July

Chaïm Soutine

Chaïm Soutine  

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(1893–1943)Russian-born expressionist painter associated with the School of Paris.The tenth child of a Jewish tailor, Soutine spent his childhood in poverty in a ghetto in Minsk, Lithuania. He left ...
Collecting and dealing

Collecting and dealing  

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Apart from isolated collections of prints, drawings and copies, such as that of John Smibert, in Colonial times the furnishings of the houses of the wealthy constituted the only significant ...
Henry McBride

Henry McBride  

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(1867–1962)American art critic, born at West Chester, Pennsylvania. He worked as a writer and illustrator of seed catalogues before he saved enough money to move to New York in 1889. After studying ...
Horace Pippin

Horace Pippin  

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(1888–1946).Painter. A self-taught African American, he produced works of great visual sophistication and emotional resonance. His large and consistent body of work, which includes many different ...
Jules Pascin

Jules Pascin  

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(1885–1930).Painter, draftsman, and printmaker. Born in Vidin, Bulgaria, as a child Julius Mordecai Pincas moved with his family to Bucharest, Romania, and later resided in Vienna, Prague, and ...
Maurice Prendergast

Maurice Prendergast  

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(b St John's, Newfoundland, 10 Oct. 1859; d New York, 1 Feb. 1924).Canadian-born American painter and printmaker. He was a member The Eight, but stood somewhat apart from the rest of the group. ...
Paul Durand-Ruel

Paul Durand-Ruel  

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(b Paris, 31 Oct. 1831; d Paris, 5 Feb. 1922).The best-known member of a family of French picture dealers, renowned as the first dealer to give consistent support to the Impressionists. He took over ...
Thomas Munro

Thomas Munro  

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(1897–1974)Thomas Munro was born on 15 February 1897 in Omaha, Nebraska, and died on 15 April 1974 in Sarasota, Florida. He was the son of Alexander Munro, a school ...
William Glackens

William Glackens  

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(b Philadelphia, 13 Mar. 1870; d Westport, Conn., 22 May 1938).American painter and draughtsman. His early career was spent mainly as a newspaper illustrator in his native Philadelphia, but he was ...

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