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Glackens, Hillside at Cannes

Hillside near Cannes

William Glackens
1870-1938, American
Hillside near Cannes, 1932-32
Oil on canvas                
Gift of the Sansom Foundation, Inc.

William Glackens                              (1870-1938)

  • Born in Philadelphia; graduated from Central High School in 1889/1890.

  • Attended Central with fellow Ashcan artist John Sloan and art collector Albert Barnes.

  • Artist reporter for the Philadelphia Record in 1891 and for the Philadelphia Press in 1892.

  • Began night classes at PAFA in 1892.