Lot 135
Mary Anne Keel Jenkins (NC, 1930-2017), Beer with Head
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil and acrylic on canvas, signed at lower left, inscribed and dated 1968 on the verso, framed.

DOA 35 x 44.5 in.

From the Collection of Mr. Jonathan P. Alcott, Raleigh, NC

Gallery C, Raleigh, NC

Scent of the Pine, You Know How I Feel: North Carolina Art from the Jonathan P. Alcott Collection, Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, Virginia, June 20 - October 18, 2014 (illustrated in the accompanying catalogue). This exhibition traveled to the North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, NC, September 10 - December 4, 2016.

Mary Anne Keel Jenkins was born in Stokes, NC, in 1929. She moved with her family to Greenville in 1932. After a year at ECU (1948-1949) she left to study at the Ferree School of Art (closed in 1954) in Raleigh where she earned the Diploma in Fine Art in 1953. After graduation she found employment at the Raleigh Times as display advertising account executive. After her marriage in 1954, she was determined to develop a career as an artist. She succeeded and exhibited in numerous shows throughout her prolific five decade career. The Greenville Museum of Art showcased a retrospective of her work in 1999-2000.

Good estate condition.

$500 - 1,000