Hannah Tempest Jenkins
(1854 - 1927)
Hannah Tempest Jenkins was active/lived in California. Hannah Jenkins is known for still life, landscape.
Painter. Born in Philadelphia, PA on March 7, 1854, Hannah Tempest studied at the PAFA, Spring Garden Institute, School of Industrial Art, with Robert-Fleury and Constant in Paris, and Tackouchi Seiho in Kyoto, Japan. In 1872 she married industrialist, John Jenkins; the marriage ended with his early death. She settled in Claremont, CA in 1905 and joined the faculty at Pomona College. Locally, she was a popular lecturer, writer, and the founder of the Rembrandt Club. During her lifetime she made 44 ocean voyages to Europe and the Orient which resulted in many oils and watercolors. Upon her death on Sept. 27, 1927, she bequeathed her art collection to Claremont College and provided for a scholarship endowment. Member: Laguna Beach AA; Calif. Art Club; Women Painters of the West. Exh: Paris Salon, 1889; Worlds Columbian Expo (Chicago), 1893; Alaska-Yukon Expo (Seattle), 1909 (award); Calif. Art Club, 1920; La Fonda Hotel (Santa Fe), 1925 (solo). In: Pomona College. AAA 1898-1929; AAW; SCA; KOV; Fld; CSL; Ben; LA Times, 9-29-1927 (obit)
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