William Glackens

William Glackens bio

Birth Name: William Glackens

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: March 13, 1870

Date Of Death: May 22, 1938

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Glackens was born on the 13th of March, 1870. He was best known for being a Painter. Realist painter and illustrator who helped to establish the Ashcan School of American art. He assisted Albert C. Barnes in setting up the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia.

William Glackens was born in Pennsylvania. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and worked as an artist and reporter for The Philadelphia Record. He was then hired as an illustrator for the Philadelphia Press. He studied with realist Thomas Anshutz at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. His 1912 painting “Italo-American Celebration, Washington Square” was displayed at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

William Glackens was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Glackens was born in 1870s.

William Glackens is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Glackens’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Glackens’s parents.

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William Glackens was born in the Year of the Horse.

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Zodiac Sign: William Glackens was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: William Glackens was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: William Glackens had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

William Glackens’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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