Lennox Lindsay Allen (1911-1980)

 

Lennox Lindsay Allen (1911-1980)

Lennox Lindsay Allen (1911-1980)
American landscape and seascape painter, sculptor, collector, humanitarian & writer ;
Lennox Allen ; L.L. Allen ; L. L. Allen ; Lennox L. Allen ; 
[Born December 20, 1911 in Glenview, KY – died October 4, 1980 in Louisville, KY, hit by a car on I-71]

 

FAD record control number: 54409 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Lennox Lindsay Allen (1911-1980) biography:

Birth: December 20, 1911 in Glenview, KY ;
Death: October 4, 1980 in Louisville, KY, hit by a car on I-71 ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Sagittarius ;

Known for: Landscape painting ; seascape painting ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: landscape ; seascape ; waterscape ;

Areas: Glenview, KY ; Rockport, MA ; Louisville, KY ; WY ; Norway ; Scotland ; France ; Holland ; New England coast ; Normandy ; Georgetown, KY ; Nova Scotia, Canada ; Boulder, CO ;
Region: Mid West ; North East ; Europe ;
Lived: Glenview, KY ; Rockport, MA, summer home ; Louisville, KY ; 5805 River Knolls Drive, Glenview, KY (1980) ; 1412 St. James Court, Louisville, KY, studio ;
Father: Charles Willis Allen (1877-1963) ;
Mother: Emily Maria (Lindsay) Allen (1875-1957) ;
Relatives: Charles W Allen Jr (1914-1977), brother ;
Spouse: [none] ;
Children: [none] ;

Training: Cleveland, OH (1936-1940) ; Louisville Art Center, Louisville, KY (1941-1943) ; Privately under Jerry Farnsworth (1895-1982), Cape Cod, MA (1948) ; Privately under Stanley Wingate Woodward (1890-1970) (summers, 1949-1954) ; Private study under Harry Russell Ballinger (1892-1993) (1955-1958) ; Private study under Emile Albert Gruppe (1896-1978) (1962) ;
Instructors: Jerry Farnsworth (1895-1982) ; Stanley Wingate Woodward (1890-1970) ; Harry Russell Ballinger (1892-1993) ; Emile Albert Gruppe (1896-1978) ;
Work: Wrote two book on local Louisville history : Life in Glenview – 1937 & Across the fields of yesterday ;

Taught:
Students:

Member: Kentucky Watercolor Society, Louisville, KY ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1957-1980) ; Harrods Creek Fire Department, Louisville, KY ; Actors Theatre of Louisville, founding member ; American Water Colors of Kentucky, Louisville, KY, member ; Louisville Art Center, Louisville, KY, member ; Louisville Art Club, Louisville, KY, member ; Rockport Arts Association, Rockport, MA, member ; North Shore Art Association, Gloucester, MA, member ; Filson Club (Filson Historical Society), Louisville, KY, member ; St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church, Louisville, KY, congregant ; West End Day Care Center, Louisville, KY, president & secretary ;
Exhibited with: Thor Gallery (?-1979), Louisville, KY, shown for 15 years (1964-1979) ; Kentucky Watercolor Society, Louisville, KY held at Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY, (Aqueous ’79, 1979) ; Brown County Art Gallery Association, Nashville, IN (1980) ;
Awards: Kentucky Watercolor Society, Louisville, KY held at Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY (1979), award ; Brown County Art Gallery Association, Nashville, IN, honorable mention (1980) ; Louisville Art Club, Louisville, KY, 1st place award (1950, 1951, 1960) ;

Milestones: Collected: books, letters, old toys, trains, fire engines, cars, dolls and more ;

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Document permalink:
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.54409

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

Document license:
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Image license:
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Record birth date:
May 23, 2019

Last updated: October 30, 2019 at 18:00 pm

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