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Tanner

Tanner

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Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937, American painter, b. Pittsburgh; son of a bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. He studied with Eakins in Philadelphia and in Paris. Tanner made many trips to Palestine to obtain background for his religious paintings. His work is naturalistic, and the religious subjects especially are strongly rendered. Among his paintings are Christ and Nicodemus (Pa. Acad. of the Fine Arts); Two Disciples at the Tomb (Art Inst., Chicago); The Banjo Lesson (Hampton Inst., Hampton, Va.).

(born June 21, 1859, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.—died May 25, 1937, Paris, France) U.S. painter. He studied under Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he was the only black student. He moved to Paris in 1891, and by 1894 his work was being exhibited at the annual Salons, where he was awarded honourable mention in 1896 for Daniel in the Lions' Den and won a medal in 1897 for his Raising of Lazarus. He gained international acclaim and many awards for his landscapes and his treatments of biblical themes. He was made a chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1923, and in 1927 he became the first African American granted full membership in the National Academy of Design.

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(born June 21, 1859, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.—died May 25, 1937, Paris, France) U.S. painter. He studied under Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he was the only black student. He moved to Paris in 1891, and by 1894 his work was being exhibited at the annual Salons, where he was awarded honourable mention in 1896 for Daniel in the Lions' Den and won a medal in 1897 for his Raising of Lazarus. He gained international acclaim and many awards for his landscapes and his treatments of biblical themes. He was made a chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1923, and in 1927 he became the first African American granted full membership in the National Academy of Design.

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Tanner is a census-designated place (CDP) in King County, Washington, United States. The population was 2,966 at the 2000 census.

Based on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, Tanner ranks 46th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.

Geography

Tanner is located at (47.478658, -121.745715).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.1 square miles (15.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,966 people, 1,055 households, and 835 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 489.0 people per square mile (188.7/km²). There were 1,087 housing units at an average density of 179.2/sq mi (69.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.10% White, 0.37% African American, 0.98% Native American, 1.21% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.84% from other races, and 2.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.29% of the population.

There were 1,055 households out of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 14.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 5.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $73,105, and the median income for a family was $78,021. Males had a median income of $52,140 versus $31,923 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,604. About 1.5% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 24.3% of those age 65 or over.

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