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Emlen Etting
Date: American artist, 1905–1993
Biography: Emlen Etting was a Philadelphia-based painter, sculptor, and illustrator. Born in Marion, Pennsylvania in 1905, Etting graduated from Harvard University in 1928 with a bachelor's degree in French literature following studio art studies with Andre Lhote. Etting taught at the Tyler School of Art and the Philadelphia College of Art and exhibited his still lifes and portraits of dancers and sailors throughout the greater Philadelphia area.