b/w wood engraving
8 x 5 1/2
signed in pencil.
Born in Tarrytown Heights, NY, Kent sought adventure in remote parts of Alaska, Greenland and Newfoundland.
He studied art at Columbia University with William Merritt Chase and Kenneth Hayes Miller. He wrote and illustrated many books with his woodcuts and wood engravings. A leading figure of America’s left, Kent was very popular and well collected in the former Soviet Union. His wood engravings depict a stylized and idealized art deco image of man.