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ID: 500006820
 
Record Type: Person
Kent, Rockwell (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.

Names:
Kent, Rockwell (preferred,V,index,LC,O)
Rockwell Kent (V,display)
Kent, Rock (V)
Hogarth, William (V)
Kent, Rokuell (V)
Hogarth (U)
Kent, Rokuėll (U)
קנט, רוקול (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
illustrator
graphic artist
author
draftsman
printmaker
writer
sailor (military)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Tarrytown (Albany county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice of ....  Thayer, Abbott Handerson  
........................  (American painter and naturalist, 1849-1921) [500016002]
student of ....  Chase, William Merritt  
..................  (American painter and printmaker, 1849-1916) [500115356]
student of ....  Henri, Robert  
..................  (American painter, 1865-1929) [500005486]
student of ....  Miller, Kenneth Hayes  
..................  (American painter, printmaker, and sculptor, 1876-1952) [500025218]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Kent, Rockwell (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, illustrator, and graphic artist, 1882-1971) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1882-1971) ..... [AVERY]
(American artist, 1882-1971) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1882-1971) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1882-) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, 1882-1971) ..... [PROV]
(American painter, 1882-1971) ..... [GRLPSC]
(21.VI.1882-13.III.1971; Architectural draftsman, United States of America) ..... [FDA]
(American artist, author, 1882-1971) ..... [BHA]
(American artist and author, trained in architecture at Columbia Univ, 1882-1971) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1882-1971) ..... [GRL]
(American painter, 1882-1971) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Hogarth ........ [GRL]
.................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80026775
Hogarth, William ........ [GRL, VP]
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80026775
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 4 October 2006
Kent, Rock ........ [GRLPSC]
......................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
Kent, Rockwell ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80026775
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 80026775 accessed 4 October 2006
..............................  Lowry, Building National Image (1985)
..............................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Kent, Rokuell ........ [VP]
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 4 October 2006
Kent, Rokuėll ........ [GRL]
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80026775
Rockwell Kent ........ [PROV]
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
קנט, רוקול ........ [GRL]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80026775

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, FDA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, Engravers (1987)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 4 October 2006; n 80026775 accessed 4 October 2006
....................  Lowry, Building National Image (1985)
....................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) "Kent, Rockwell"Accessed 03/25/02
.......... RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
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