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William Jennys

 (1774 - 1859)
William Jennys was active/lived in Connecticut, New Hampshire.  William Jennys is known for naive portrait-itinerant.

Biography   William Jennys


With birthplace unknown, William Jennys, an itinerant portrait painter, was painting portraits in the vicinity of New Milford, Connecticut in the mid-1790s, then New York City, and after 1800 in the Connecticut River Valley into Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and the southern states.   It appears that his career began in 1792, when he first advertised in Norwich, Connecticut as a portrait painter.   However, "the sedentary life did not suit the independent artist, and he soon became an intinerant painter, traveling throughtout New England and New York." (Vose)

He trained with his father, Richard Jennys, and they traveled together, but William's style was more realistic than his father's and showed   ...  Displaying 750 of 1791 characters.

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PORTRAIT OF NATHANIEL LAWSON AS A YOUNG MAN IN A GREEN SPRIGGED WAISTCOAT AND RUFFLED SHIRT.
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PAIR OF PORTRAITS OF A SEA CAPTAIN AND HIS WIFE, CIRCA 1804-1809.
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