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George Benjamin Luks
Late 19th / Early 20th c. Early Modern Painter, printmaker
American, (1867–1932-1933)
b. Aug. 13, 1867 in Williamsport, PA; d. Oct. 29, 1933 in New York, NY.
Painter and graphic artist. Study: Düsseldorf Academy, Paris, and London (between 1885 and 1895). Painter of genre and landscapes. Member of "The Eight" group, and the Ash-can School. His work was uneven and unpredicatible. He was said to have a flamboyant character and identify with the poorer classes.

Fielding's Amer. ptrs.; Index of 20th c. artists; Mahonri Sharp Young. The Eight; MoMA libr. cat.; Penn Acad of FA. In this Academy; RILA/BHA; Salt Lake City (UT, USA), Univ. Mus. of Fine Arts, Graphic Styles of the Amer. Eight; Utica (NY, USA), Munson-Williams-Proctor Inst., George Luks 1866-1933..., 1973; Vollmer, Künst.-Lex. 20. Jhr.; WWW Amer.


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