Jackson Lee Nesbitt
(1913 - 2008)
Jackson Lee Nesbitt was active/lived in Missouri, Oklahoma. Jackson Nesbitt is known for regionalist genre, landscape and figure painting, prints.
Biography Jackson Lee Nesbitt
The following biography has been provided by Karen Towers Klacsmann, Adjunct Assistant Curator for Research, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.
Jackson Lee Nesbitt, renowned for his realistic portrayal of a vanished era of American life, spent a significant portion of his own life in the Midwest, where he closely observed and absorbed the distinctive culture of the area. He was trained at one of the heartland's art centers, the Kansas City Art Institute, under the tutelage of John deMartelly and Thomas Hart Benton, two of the leading figures in the regionalist movement. Although that style lost favor with the public in the post-World War II era, Nesbitt never wavered from his signature style, preferring to forego his artis
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