Jacob Kainen Photo

Jacob Kainen

Born: Dec 7, 1909

Death: Mar 19, 2001

Birthplace: Waterbury

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Jacob Kainen

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1909
Date of Death : Mar 19, 2001
Birth Place : Waterbury

Jacob Kainen was an American painter and printmaker. He is also known as an art historian, writing books on John Baptist Jackson and the etchings of Canaletto. In addition, Kainen was a collector of German Expressionist art, and he and his second wife, Ruth, donated a collection of this work to the National Gallery of Art in 1985.


  • Writer
  • Painter
  • Art Historian
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