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us: Rae, John, 1882-1963

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        (naf) Jersey City (N.J.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Houston (Tex.)
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        (naf) Caldwell (N.J.)
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        (naf) North Stonington (Conn.)
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        • Organization: (naf) Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
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        (naf) Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
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        • Organization: (naf) Rollins College (Winter Park, Fla.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1935
        • Affiliation End: 1940
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        (naf) Rollins College (Winter Park, Fla.)
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    • found: His Granny Goose!, c1926: t.p. (John Rae)
    • found: Who was who in America, 1961-1968 (Rae, John; b. Jersey City, N.J., 7/4/1882; d. 10/16/1963)
    • found: Morris, G. The pagan's progress, 1904: title page (illustrated by John Rae)
    • found: Schoonover Studios, WWW site, July 22, 2015: Howard Pyle and students, Pyle students page (Rae, John (1882-1963); He was a prolific writer and illustrator of children's books; one of his best known works was The New Adventures of Alice, a continuation of the original Lewis Carroll story. The adult books Rae illustrated include Flight into Oblivion, by Alfred J. Hanna, and The Winds of God, by Irving Bacheller. Rae illustrated books published by Harper's, Mamillan, Dodd Mead, F.A. Stokes and P.F. Volland. Rae was a member of the Society of Illustrators. the American Federation of Artists and the Artists Guild, Inc. He painted portraits of such well known personalities as Albert Einstein, Carl Sandburg, opera singer Freda Hempel, and composer Harold V. Milligan. Rae's work is represented at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Rae lived for many years in Caldwell, New Jersey, but moved to North Stonington, Connecticut, during his latter years) {}
    • found: Ask Art, WWW site, July 22, 2015 (heading: John Rae; July 4, 1882--October 16, 1963; born: Jersey City, New Jersey; Died: Houston, Texas; known for: genre painting, illustration, writing, poetry; after graduating from Pratt Institute High School, Brooklyn, in 1900 he attended the Art Students League of NY and was a student of illustrator and artist Howard Pyle; He contributed illustration material to over 50 books, as well as magazines of the day; Instructor of Painting and Design at Rollins College, Winter Park Florida, from 1935 to 1940. .) {}
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