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Rockwell Kent

Rockwell Kent 1882-1971, an American artist was born in Tarrytown, New York, was well educated in art. He did his first significant work at Monhegan Island, Maine. Later he traveled widely, doing other landscape work. He also did a great deal of work illustrating working people, serving as an illustrator for The Masses[?], a popular left-wing magazine. He was a victim of McCarthyism during the 1950s. As a devotee of realistic art, he had also fallen from popular favor.

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