Francis “Frank” Knox Morton Rehn, Sr (1848-1914)

 

Francis “Frank” Knox Morton Rehn, Sr (1848-1914)
American marine & portrait painter ;
Frank Knox Morton Rehn ; Frank K.M. Rehn ; Frank K. M. Rehn ; F.K.M. Rehn ; F. K. M. Rehn ; Frank Rehn, Sr. ; F. Knox Morton Rehn ;
[Born April 12, 1848 in Philadelphia, PA – died July 7, 1914 in Magnolia MA in his summer home]

 

FAD record control number: 58406 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Francis “Frank” Knox Morton Rehn (1848-1914) biography:

Birth: April 12, 1848 in Philadelphia, PA ;
Death: July 7, 1914 in Magnolia, MA in his summer home ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Aries ;

Known for: Marine painting ; portrait painting ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Boats ; ships ; ocean ; lake ; water ; surf ; beach ;

Areas: Philadelphia, PA (1848-1882) ; New York, NY (1882) ; Venice, Italy ; Gloucester, MA ; Magnolia, MA (1914) ;
Region: North East ; Mid-Atlantic ;
Lived: Philadelphia, PA ; New York, NY ; Gloucester, MA ;
Father: Dr. Isaac Rehn (1815-1883), a photographer ;
Mother: Abigail “Abby” F (Zelley also written as Neely?) Rehn (1819-1894), housewife ;
Relatives: John Seely (Zelley?) Rehn (1836-1900), brother, also a portrait painter ; Edwin “Edward” Isaac Rehn (1839-1864), brother ; William J Rehn (1841-1911), brother ; Rosalie “Rose” Adelaide (Rehn) Foster (1854-1918), sister ;
Spouse: Margaret “Maggie” S (Bowers) Rehn (1841-1932), wife, married December 1, 1881 in Philadelphia, PA ;
Children: Frank Knox Morton Rehn, Jr. (1886-1956), son ;

Training: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA under Christian Schussele (1824-1879) ;
Instructors: Christian Schussele (1824-1879) ;
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Member: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1883-1914), president of the club (1910-1911) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY, academician ; American Water Color Society, New York, NY ;
Exhibited with: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1879-) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (1880-) ; St. Louis Exposition, St. Louis, MO (1882) ; American Art Association, New York, NY (1885) ;
Awards: St. Louis Exposition, St. Louis, MO, first prize, marine painting (1882) ; American Art Association, New York, NY, first prize, watercolor (1885, 1886) ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2020.58406

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Record birth date:
April 15, 2020

Last updated: May 22, 2020 at 2:53 am

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