Robert Henri

Painting, Visual Artist

1865 – 1929

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Who was Robert Henri?

Robert Henri was an American painter and teacher. He was a leading figure of the Ashcan School of American realism and an organizer of the group known as "The Eight," a loose association of artists who protested the restrictive exhibition practices of the powerful, conservative National Academy of Design.

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Born
Jun 24, 1865
Cincinnati
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  • Académie Julian
Lived in
  • Cincinnati
Died
Jul 12, 1929
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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