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Henry Ossawa Tanner  American  1859 -1937
Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  
Active: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  
Atlanta, Georga  
Paris,  France 
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1880 - 1882
Academie Julien, Paris 
Instructors: Thomas Eakins 
Specialty: Painter
Subjects Known For: Figural
Animal / Wildlife
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1909; NA 1927
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Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)was the son of Rev. Benjamin Tucker Tanner, Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Born in Pittsburgh and raised in Philadelphia, he studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts u... (More)

America's first internationally renowned African-American artist, Henry Ossawa Tanner was born in Pittsburgh to a well-educated and devoutly religious family. When Henry was age 13, his father, the Reverend Benjamin Tucker T... (More)

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