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Jacob Kainen
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1909
Birth Place: 
Waterbury, CT
Death Date: 
2001
Death Place: 
Chew Chase, MD
Painter and printmaker. Born in Waterbury, Connecticut, December 7, 1909. Studied drawing at age 16 with Kimon Nicolaides (Art Students League); Pratt Institute School of Art; New York University School of Architecture (evenings). PRINT EXHIBITIONS: Library of Congress and Brooklyn Museum Biennials; Corcoran Gallery of Art (one-man show, 1949); Print and Drawing Competition, 1973; National Collection of Fine Arts (3-man show), 1973; Print Biennial, Llubjana, Yugoslavia, 1973. COLLECTIONS: Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; Brooklyn Public Library; Queens College; Baltimore Museum of Art; Carnegi Institute; Library of Congress; Phillips Collection; Howard University; H. Biggs Memorial Hospital, Ithaca; East Texas State Teachers College; Corcoran Gallery of Art; Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem; National Collection of Fine Arts; University of Maryland; Art Institute of Chicago; Grunwald Graphic Arts Foundation; University of Iowa Art Museum. LISTED: Who's Who in American Art; Who's Who in America; Vollmer's Kunstler-Lexikon des Zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts; Mallett's Index of American Artists. Obituary in Art in America (May 2001).