John Covert (painter)

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John Covert (1882 – 1960) was an American painter born in Pittsburgh, USA.

Life and career[edit]

Covert studied under Carl Marr, another American, in Munich, Germany, where he had gone in 1909.[1] In 1912 he went to Paris, France, where he stayed for two years, until the beginning of World War I in 1914.[1] He was one of the founders of the Society of Independent Artists and was at the forefront of American Modernism.[2] In 1923 Covert returned to Pittsburgh, where he worked as a salesman in his family business until his death in 1960.[2]


  1. ^ a b Robert Morse Crunden (1993). American Salons: Encounters with European Modernism, 1885-1917. Oxford University Press. pp. 318–. ISBN 978-0-19-506569-5. 
  2. ^ a b Lisa Speranza and Nancy Foley (2016). Allegheny Cemetery. Arcadia Publishing. pp. 91–. ISBN 978-1-4671-1738-8. 

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