Rockwell Kent

1882 - 1971

American (Tarrytown, New York - Plattsburgh, New York)

American painter, illustrator, and graphic artist, 1882-1971; Note: Kent was trained as an architectural draftsman and studied architecture at Columbia University. He is best known for his illustrations of adventure stories, such as Melville's "Moby Dick," and his landscapes of remote places, such as Alaska, Tierra del Fuego, and Greenland. He favored a precise rendering of forms, with strong contrasts of light and dark. American artist and author, trained in architecture at Columbia Univ.. Lived/worked in New York


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