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John Jenkins

 (1868 - 1937)
John Elliot Jenkins was active/lived in Kansas, Texas.  John Jenkins is known for portrait, landscape, and adobe structure painting.

Biography   John Jenkins


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.

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Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47. 1, 2, 3; Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; American Art Annual. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1898-194712/13/14; Dawdy 2: Dawdy, Doris Ostrander. Artists of the American West: A Biographical Dictionary. Volume 2. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1981.; Wichita City Directory (1877; 1878; 1881; 1883; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1894; 1896; 1898-99; 1900; 1902; 1903-04; 1904-05; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934) 1916; Julian;; AskArt, www.askart.com,

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.   ...  Displaying 1573 of 2639 characters.

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