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Name Marin, John
Life Dates 1872-1953
Born: Rutherford, New Jersey
Died: Cape Split, Maine
Nationality American
Occupation painter
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1962.20.6.1

Art-2D Collection - 1962.20.6.1

"La Fenêtre, Venezia (Window, Venice)," 1907, etching by John Marin. Signed lower right, below image: John Marin Exhibition Label from The Collector's Eye (2014): La Fenêtre, Venezia (Window, Venice), 1907 John Marin (1872–1953), American Etching Max. B. and Lalla B. Arnstein Collection, 1962.20.6.1 Though best known for his modern abstract landscapes and watercolors, John Marin started his art career as an engraver. While studying and working in Europe from 1905–10, he joined family in Venice and etched twenty views of the city, including this street scene. Venice was foreign and exotic, but also a safe urban haunt, making it popular as subject matter and a destination for to