Name

Rockwell Kent

Career

Arts/Writing

Occupation 1

painter/illustrator

Region

NA/North America

Era

Maritime Nation To 1950 (1921-1950)

Born

1882

Died

1971

Text

American painter and illustrator of seascapes, perhaps best known for his illustrations of a 3-volume Lakeside Press edition of Moby-Dick (1930)

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Cover of 1930 edition of Moby-Dick , illustrated by Rockwell Kent.
Cover of 1930 edition of Moby-Dick , illustrated by Rockwell Kent.
Rockwell Kent drawing of Queequeg, the harpooner and friend of Ishmael in Moby-Dick Drawing from Plattsbugh State Art Museum site.
Rockwell Kent drawing of Queequeg, the harpooner and friend of Ishmael in Moby-Dick Drawing from Plattsbugh State Art Museum site.
Rockwell Kent drawing of the sperm whale that is at the center of Melville's novel, Moby-Dick, or the Whale (1851)
Rockwell Kent drawing of the sperm whale that is at the center of Melville's novel, Moby-Dick, or the Whale (1851)

Rockwell Kent drawing of Ahab, captain of the Pequod in Melville's Moby-Dick (1851)
Rockwell Kent drawing of Ahab, captain of the Pequod in Melville's Moby-Dick (1851)


Rockwell Kent drawing of Ishmael, the narrator in Melville's whaling novel, Moby-Dick
Rockwell Kent drawing of Ishmael, the narrator in Melville's whaling novel, Moby-Dick