John Kane

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Birthday
19, 1860
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Aug 10, 1934 (73)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1860
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Aug 10, 1934 (73)

About

American painter who was known for his skill in Naive art and was the first self taught American painter in the 20th century to be recognized by a museum.

Before Fame

He worked as a gandy dancer for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at McKeesport.

Trivia

He performed his first one-man show in New York in 1931.

Family Life

He married and had children with Maggie Halloran.

Associated With

Jack Vettriano was also a notable painter who was born in Scotland.