Lot 396
Comer Jennings, Jr. (American, 1926-2016), Scallop Shell
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed and dated 2003 on the verso, presented in a very attractive gilt frame.

Stretcher size 18 x 18 in.; Frame dimensions 25 x 25 in.

Private Collection, Sea Island, Georgia

Comer Jennings, Jr. was born in Eufaula, Alabama. He studied at Princeton University and the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, before earning his BA at Emory University. After WWII, he worked for several prominent Philadelphia and New York advertising agencies. In 1960 he moved to Atlanta to work on the Coca-Cola account.

A talented artist, Jennings furthered his studies at the New School and the Art Students League of New York. He was a highly sought after society portrait artist, and also well known for his large format botanicals, still lifes, and seashells.

Good estate condition.