Texas artist, John Elliot Jenkins (1868-1937). This oil on canvas of a Riverboat scene is signed, and in its original frame.
Canvas Size: 30” x 21”
Born Onaga, Nov. 6, 1868; died Eastland County, TX, 1937. Painter, specialized in landscapes. Studied at the Academié Julian in Paris in 1888 with Benjamin Constant and Jules Lefebvre. Also studied with Claude Monet, Courtois, and 117 Dagran-Bouvert . Wife is Bessie H. Was head of the Art Dept. at Friends University, Wichita, in 1916. Lived in Amarillo, Austin, and Houston, TX as well as Tulsa, OK and Springfield, MO, Topeka and Wichita.