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Jenny Delony

 (1862 - 1949)
Jenny Eakin Delony was active/lived in Arkansas, New York, Alaska.  Jenny Delony is known for portrait, miniature paintings, teaching.

Jenny Delony

Jenny Eakin Delony Rice was the first woman artist from Arkansas to rise to national and international prominence as a painter and the founder of collegiate art education in Arkansas. Though Delony specialized in portraiture, her subject matter included miniatures, landscape, wildlife, still life, and genre (scenes of everyday life).

Jenny Delony was born in Washington (Hempstead County) on May 13, 1866, to Alchyny Turner Delony, a capitalist, lawyer, and educator, and Elizabeth Lawson Pearson Delony, a teacher.  She had four siblings. The Delony family lived in Washington until 1885, when they moved to Nashville (Howard County). In 1890, the Delonys moved to Little Rock (Pulaski County). After finishing elementary schooling in   ...  Displaying 750 of 6352 characters.

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About  Jenny Delony

Born:  1862 - Washington, Arkansas
Died:   1949 - Little Rock, Arkansas
Known for:  portrait, miniature paintings, teaching