Rockwell Kent Kundali AstroNidan
Birth Date: June 21, 1882
Birth Time: 4 a.m.
Birth City: Tarrytown, New York, United States
Degree : 29º49'37.04"
Sun Sign*
Degree : 11º36'13.27"
Moon Sign
Pada : 4
Degree : 29º54'25.85"
Last updated at Aug. 16, 2022, 11:54 a.m.
Created at Aug. 16, 2022, 11:54 a.m.

Kundali Details Birth details and configuration for astrological analysis

Birth Details

Gender Male
Weekday Wednesday
Date June 21, 1882
Time 4 a.m.
Daylight Saving No
City Tarrytown, New York, United States
Geo-location 41ºN4'34.36", 73ºW51'31.5"
Timezone America/New_York

Residence Details

City Tarrytown, New York, United States
Timezone America/New_York

Ayansmha Preference

Ayanmsha True Chitra
Ayanmsha Value 22º12'12.93"


Birth Time (America/New_York) Jun. 21, 1882, 03:59:24 AM
Birth Time (UTC) Jun. 21, 1882, 08:55:26 AM
Birth Time (LMT) Jun. 21, 1882, 04:00:00 AM
Birth Time (Julian) 2408617.871829
LMT Correction (in Hrs) -4.9239

Birth Place Location of birth place on map - Lat: 41ºN4'34.36" Lon: 73ºW51'31.5"

Life Attributes List of attributes/tags and tag associated with this kundali.


Awards | Other Awards Book Collection | American Book Famous | Top 5% of Profession


Financial | Gain - Financial success in field Home | Many moves Social Life | Groups Work | Work alone/ Singular role


Art | Commercial artist Art | Fine art artist Business | Business owner Education | Public speaker Politics | Activist/ political Writers | Autobiographer Writers | Textbook/ Non-fiction


Parenting | Foster, Step, or Adopted Kids Parenting | Kids more than 3 Relationship | Number of Divorces Relationship | Number of Marriages


Major Diseases | Stroke


Death | Long life more than 80 yrs


Criminal Perpetrator | Lawsuit instigated

Life Story Story of person and major life events assoicated with this Kundali

American artist and writer, among the highest paid commercial artists and one of the most prolific and versatile artists the US ever produced. Kent was equally adept in architecture, textiles, watercolors, engraving, murals, lithographs, cartoon advertising, xylography and oils. Known for his stark, powerful style, he successfully combined the classic in form with the romantic in feeling. Among the most successful artists of the twentieth century, his major works of art include "Winter," "Down to the Sea," "Lone Woman" and "Toilers of the Sea." With various works on display in world class museums in the U.S., Europe and Russia, including the US Post Office Building in Washington, DC, art critic Thomas Craven once wrote "Kent is a man of great talent and a superb craftsman in every department of art." Kent was the son of Rockwell Kent, a mining engineer and lawyer, and homemaker Sara Holgate. Kent's talent showed early and he studied art at New York's Columbia University, where he studied with Kenneth Hayes, Robert Henri and William Chase. Making his debut at The Exhibition of Independent Artists in 1910, he did not become well known until the publication of his first book, "Wilderness, a Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska" in 1920. Inseparable from his art is his writing. "I have always written...I have always had ideas for pictures and ideas to be expressed in words. I'm exactly as much a writer as a painter, not because I do either particularly well, but because I think in terms of art and in terms of literature. " A globetrotter, Kent lived in Maine, New Hampshire, Alaska, Newfoundland, the South of France, Ireland, Greenland and Tierra Del Fuego, painting exotic landscapes along the way. His second book, "Voyaging Southward From The Straits of Magellan," 1925, chronicled his foray at the lower tip of South America, followed by "Salomina" in 1935, a tale of his Inuit housekeeper during his three year sojourn in Greenland. The first volume of his autobiography "This Is My Own" was published in 1940. While conservative in his expression of art, Kent was known as the "stormy petrel of the art world" for his liberal politics. Writing irate letters to nearly every conservative journal in the U.S., he sent a scathing letter of resignation to the Worcester Museum in Massachusetts due to his opinions on the executions of Sacco and Vanzetti and was passionately devoted to the cause of the Loyalist Government in Spain during the Spanish Civil War. During the McCarthy era in 1953, his name was frequently mentioned in the congressional hearing over alleged Communist writers in the State Department overseas. Defying the ban on the access to civilian Americans beyond the Iron Curtain, Kent ventured into Communist territory and sponsored rallies in Eastern Europe. Upon his return to America in 1950, his passport was voided by the State Department. In protest, Kent launched eight years of litigation in federal courts, until the U.S. Supreme Court granted him another, stating he was entitled to a passport in spite of his political associations. During his testimony he claimed he was "only working for peace," and "knew very little about the Communist party." An ardent socialist, Kent was the Chairman of The National Committee of People's Rights and, in 1967, was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in Moscow. Kent's illustrations of the classics, "Candide," 1928, "Canterbury Tales," 1930, "Moby Dick," 1931 and a later edition of "Beowulf," have kept these editions in print for decades and are now collector's items. In the early 1940s the multi-faceted Kent wrote, illustrated and lectured on "Art and Democracy" while operating a 300-acre dairy farm in Ausable Forks, NY, "Asgaard" by name, which he sold to employees in 1948. Kent married Kathleen Whiting in 1909. They had five children, Rockwell, Kathleen, Clara, Barbara and Gordon. After the marriage ended in divorce, he married Frances Lee in 1926, a union which also ended in divorce. He was a foster parent of Pablo Fernandez, a son he adopted during his participation in the Spanish Civil War. In 1940, he made a third marriage, to Sally Johnstone. The second volume of his autobiography "It's Me, O Lord," was published in 1955. In his later years he made the remark, "Life has always been, and God help me, always will be so exciting that I want to talk about it. I even rate my being an artist and a writer by being heart and soul a revolutionist. I think that the ideals of youth are fine, clear and unencumbered, and that the real art of living consists in keeping alive the conscience and sense of values we had when we were young." Kent died of a stroke in Plattsburgh NY on 3/13/1971. Link to Wikipedia biography

Life Events List of life events assoicated with this Kundali profile

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description

New Career

Jan. 1, 1910

Work : New Career 1910 (Art debut, Exhibition of Independent Artists)



Jan. 1, 1920

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1920 (Book, "Wilderness, A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska")



Jan. 1, 1925

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1925 (Book, "Voyaging Soutward From the Straits of Magellan")



Jan. 1, 1928

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1928 (Illustrated book, "Candide")



Jan. 1, 1930

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1930 (Illustrated book, "Canterbury Tales")



Jan. 1, 1931

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1931 (Illustrated book, "Moby Dick")



Jan. 1, 1935

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1935 (Book, "Salomina")



Jan. 1, 1940

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1940 (First volume of autobiography, "This Is My Own")



Jan. 1, 1955

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1955 (Autobiography, "It's Me, O Lord")



Jan. 1, 1955

Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1955 (Second volume of autobiography, "It's Me, O Lord")



Jan. 1, 1967

Work : Prize 1967 at 12:00 midnight in Moscow, Russia (Lenin Peace Prize)

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description

Buy/Sell Property

Jan. 1, 1948

Financial : Buy/Sell Property 1948 at 12:00 midnight in Ausable Forks, NY (Sold dairy farm to employees)

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description


Jan. 1, 1909

Relationship : Marriage 1909 (First marriage, Kathleen Whiting)



Jan. 1, 1926

Relationship : Marriage 1926 (Second marriage, Frances Lee)



Jan. 1, 1940

Relationship : Marriage 1940 (Third marriage, Sally Johnstone)

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description

Return Home

Jan. 1, 1950

Social : Return Home 1950 (Returned to America from Europe)

S.No. Event Type Event Date Event Description


March 13, 1971

Death by Disease 13 March 1971 at 12:00 noon in Plattsburgh, NY (Stroke, age 88) .

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