Frank Knox Morton Rehn
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 12, 1848.
He attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he studied under Christian Schussele. For several years, he then painted portraits in Philadelphia. Using money earned in Philadelphia, he moved to the coast of New Jersey, where he began doing marine paintings. In 1881, he married Margaret Selby. They moved to the Hotel Chelsea in New York City where, with other artists, he kept a studio on the top floor.
In 1882, he was awarded the first prize for marine painting at the St. Louis Exposition. In 1885, he received the first prize at the water color exhibition of the American Art Association, and in 1886 he won a gold medal at the Prize Fund Exhibition.
- “Looking down on the Sea from the Rocks at Magnolia, Mass.” (1884–85)
- “A Missing Vessel” (Detroit Institute of Arts; 1885)
- “Close of a Summer Day” (Buffalo Fine Arts Academy; 1887)
- “Evening, Gloucester Harbor” (1887)
- “In the Glittering Moonlight” (Corcoran Gallery)
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- Exhibition of Landscapes, an exhibition catalog available from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries.