NEW YORK STORIES

by Jenness Cortez

NEW YORK STORIES

by Jenness Cortez

Love. Serve. Remember.

Love. Serve. Remember.

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 20 inches Homage to: Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) "Saying Grace,” cover for The Saturday Evening Post (November 24, 1951) “My most recent painting pays homage to Norman Rockwell, whose profound and...

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A Close Call

A Close Call

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 15 inches Homage to: Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905) "The Life of a Hunter–A Tight Fix,” 1856, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR   Price upon request

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Home on The Range

Home on The Range

  © by Jenness Cortez – Acrylic on mahogany panel, 34 by 41 inches Homage to: Frank Tenney Johnson (1874-1939) "Somewhere on the Range" (Amended by Jenness Cortez, 1944- ) Henry Farney (1847-1916) "Days of Long Ago" private collection Charles Marion Russell...

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I Am . . . Here, There and Everywhere

I Am . . . Here, There and Everywhere

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 24 inches Homage to: Tiziano Vecelli (or Vecellio) known as Titian (1488/1490-1576) “Supper at Emmaus,” circa 1530, Louvre Museum, Paris. Price upon request

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Manet Revisits the Folies Bergère

Manet Revisits the Folies Bergère

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on birch panel, 30 by 30 inches Homage to: Édouard Manet (1832-1883) “A Bar at the Folies Bergère,” 1882, The Courtauld Gallery, London Manet’s friend and student, Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904) “Portrait d'Edouard Manet,” 1867,...

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Commander in Chief

Commander in Chief

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 24 inches Homage to: Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828) George Washington 1796-1803, Clark Art Institute John Faed (Scottish, 1819–1902) Portrait of George Washington taking the salute at Trenton, Westervelt Warner...

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America’s Pastime

America’s Pastime

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 36 by 30 inches Homage to: Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) April 23, 1949 “Saturday Evening Post” cover illustration “Tough Call,” The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, NY. Depicted within the...

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Invincible

Invincible

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on birch panel, 36 by 36 inches   Price upon request

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One Field

One Field

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on birch panel, 30 by 30 inches   Price upon request

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To Life

To Life

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on birch panel, 40 by 40 inches   Price upon request

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Abbondanza

Abbondanza

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on birch panel, 30 by 30 inches   Price upon request

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Amadeus

Amadeus

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on birch panel, 18 by 24 inches   Price upon request

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Compassion

Compassion

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on birch panel, 30 by 30 inches   Price upon request

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The Storyteller

The Storyteller

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 36 inches Homage to: Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) “Crippled But Still Coming,” Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana “Changing Outfits” Bronze, Montana Historical...

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Catlin’s Chiefs and Warriors

Catlin’s Chiefs and Warriors

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 18 by 24 inches Homage to: George Catlin (1796-1872) All eight paintings in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) “Sign Talk” bronze sculpture,...

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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 18 by 24 inches Homage to: Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) “Piegans” Petrie collection, Denver, CO “The Scout” Petrie collection, Denver, CO Photograph of Russell by Harry Pollard, Calgary, Alberta, August 1919,...

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Vincent’s Light

Vincent’s Light

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 16 by 13 inches Homage to: Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) “The Starry Night” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY SOLD

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Recording the West

Recording the West

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 13 by 16 inches Homage to: Frederic Remington (1861-1909) “A Dash for the Timber,” Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth TX Toy cowboys, 20th century American Remington photograph, Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, NY...

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Charisma

Charisma

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 15 inches Homage to: Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) "Napoleon at the Saint Bernard Pass” 1801, Musée du Louvre, Paris SOLD

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Kandinski and Cortez:  GPS

Kandinski and Cortez: GPS

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 16 by 20 inches Homage to: Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) “In Blue” 1925, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany   Price upon request

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A Fair Wind

A Fair Wind

©by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 18 by 24 inches Homage to: Winslow Homer (1836-1910) “Breezing Up” collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Photograph of Homer as a Student in Paris, 1866, photographer unknown U.S. Navy ship’s clock,...

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Sunday Afternoon

Sunday Afternoon

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches Homage to: Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) “La Grenouillere” National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden Bronze Prancing Horse, Italian, mid 16th century French Clock, c.1880, private collection Price upon...

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Legends

Legends

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches Silver beaker, Dutch circa 1600 Cartel clock, circa 1850 from Claude Monet’s bedroom at Giverny Price upon request

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Homage to Buttersworth

Homage to Buttersworth

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 24 inches Homage to James E. Buttersworth (1817-1894) “America’s Cup Yacht VIGILANT, 1893” Clock by Robert Fulford, Alexandria VA, late 1700s Ship model-America’s Cup Defender COLUMBIA, circa 1900 Price upon...

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Self Reliance

Self Reliance

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 16 inches Homage to: Grant DeVolson Wood (1891-1942) American Gothic, 1930, Art Institute of Chicago SOLD  

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The Pissarro Sketch

The Pissarro Sketch

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 16 inches Homage to: Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) "Boulevard des Italiens : Afternoon” Private collection Self-Portrait, 1873, Musée d’Orsay, Paris Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) “Mona Lisa” The Louvre, Paris...

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Pop

Pop

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 24 inches Homage to:  Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Clockwise from upper left: Superman (from the “Myths” suite) 1981 Marilyn Monroe 1967 Sitting Bull (from the Cowboys and Indians suite) 1986 Moonwalk 1987...

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Manhattan in the Moonlight

Manhattan in the Moonlight

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 36 by 30 inches Homage to: Childe Hassam (1859-1935) “The Avenue in the Rain” The White House Historical Association (White House Collection) “Up the Avenue from Thirty-Fourth Street, May 1917” private collection...

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La Belle Vie

La Belle Vie

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches Homage to: Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) “Luncheon of the Boating Party,” 1881, Phillips Collection, Washington, DC “Portrait of Mme. Monet,” Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown,...

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A New World

A New World

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 36 inches Homage to: Frederic Remington (1861-1909) Evening on a Canadian Lake, Collection of William I. Koch, Palm Beach FL The Mountain Men, Bronze, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NY Charles M. Russell...

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Rothko and Cortez: Asparagus Officinalis

Rothko and Cortez: Asparagus Officinalis

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 18 by 14 inches Homage to: Mark Rothko (1903-1970) White Center (Yellow, Pink and Lavender on Rose) 1950, private collection Painting can be viewed at Cavalier Gallery in New York, New York Price upon...

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Homer and Cortez: Summertime

Homer and Cortez: Summertime

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 16 by 20 inches Homage to: Winslow Homer (1836-1910) Boys in a Pasture  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA Price upon request

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Amaryllis and A Baby Ruth

Amaryllis and A Baby Ruth

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 18 by 14 inches Homage to: Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011) Freefall 1993, woodcut printed in colors on hand-dyed TGL handmade paper Price upon request  

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Kandinsky, Skeaping and Cortez:  Secretariat

Kandinsky, Skeaping and Cortez:  Secretariat

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 16 by 20 inches Homage to: Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) Lyrical, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Netherlands John Skeaping (1901-1980) Secretariat, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Saratoga Springs, NY...

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Frankenthaler and Cortez: Equanimity

Frankenthaler and Cortez: Equanimity

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 14 by 18 inches Homage to: Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011) Grey Fireworks, 1982, private collection Chinese Meditating Bodhisattva (Ming Dynansty), private collection Painting can be viewed at Cavalier Gallery in...

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Mid-Century America

Mid-Century America

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 24 inches Homage to: Jasper Johns (1930-    ) Three Flags, Whitney Museum, 1958 Franz Kline (1910-1962) Chair, 1950, private collection Study for black and white No. 2, 1960, private collection Georgia O’Keeffe...

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Klee and Cortez:  On Sundae

Klee and Cortez: On Sundae

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 16 inches Homage to: Paul Klee (1879-1940) Senecio, (1922) Kunstmuseum Basel Price upon request

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Kandinsky and Cortez:  Circles

Kandinsky and Cortez: Circles

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 16 inches Homage to: Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) Circles in a Circle, 1923, Philadelphia Museum of Art Price upon request

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Seeking Balance

Seeking Balance

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 24 inches Homage to: Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) "Woman Holding a Balance" Price upon request

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Requiem

Requiem

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 34 by 36 inches Homage to: Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) The Last of the Buffalo (Amended by Jenness Cortez, 2015) National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Bridal Veil Falls, Yosemite  North Carolina Museum of Art,...

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The First Americans

The First Americans

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 15 by 20 inches Jenness Cortez (1944-    ) Color study for a painting, "The Sentinels" George Catlin (1796-1872) "No-ho-mun-ya" (One Who Gives No Attention), Iowa warrior, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC...

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Running Antelope – Thathoka Inyanke

Running Antelope – Thathoka Inyanke

  © by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 24 inches Hunkpapa Sioux Chief 1821-1896, based on 1872 photograph by Alexander Gardner Price upon request   Running Antelope - Thathoka Inyanke was the first and only American Indian to appear on...

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Window on the West

Window on the West

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 42 by 60 inches In 1801, when Thomas Jefferson became president, two out of every three Americans lived within fifty miles of the Atlantic Ocean. To our west, France owned the vast, largely unexplored Louisiana...

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Country Morning

Country Morning

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 15 by 20 inc hes Jenness Cortez (1944-     ) An Early Morning Ride George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879) Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers through the Cumberland Gap, Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO Metal cased clock by The...

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Conversations With a Cowboy

Conversations With a Cowboy

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 40 inches Homage to: Frederic Remington (1861-1909) Stampede by Lightning, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK The Hunter’s Supper, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK Charles M. Russell...

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The Sport of Kings

The Sport of Kings

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 24 inches Homage to: Edouard Manet (1832-1883) The Races at Longchamps, 1866, The Art Institute of Chicago Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Before the Race, 1882, Sterling and  Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown,...

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Homage to Marie-Thérèse Walter

Homage to Marie-Thérèse Walter

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches Homage to: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Five images of Marie-Thérèse clockwise from upper left: Portrait of Marie-Thérèse Walter, ink and wash on paper, 1936 Pierpont Morgan Library, NY Marie-Thérèse, 1939,...

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Duet of One

Duet of One

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 36 by 24 inches Homage to: Jan van Eyck (c. 1395-1441) The Arnolfini Marriage, 1434, National Gallery, London Portrait of a Man (Self Portrait?), 1433, National Gallery, London Shiva Nataraja (Lord of the Dance), 11th...

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Apollo’s Angels

Apollo’s Angels

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 40 by 30 inches Homage to: Edgar Degas (1834-1917) The Dance Class, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY Entrance of the Masked Dancers (detail), Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA Dancing Lesson,...

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An Evening with Vincent

An Evening with Vincent

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 36 by 24 inches Homage to: Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) Starry Night, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY Self-portrait in Felt Hat, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) Flowers in A Vase, Hermitage Museum St....

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Alluring

Alluring

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 40 by 30 inches Homage to: Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665, Mauritshuis Museum, The Hague The Glass of Wine, Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden Franz van Mieris (1635-1681) The Oyster...

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Summer Song

Summer Song

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches Homage to: George Stubbs (1724-1806) “Baron de Robeck” private collection Price upon request

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Little Red Schoolhouse

Little Red Schoolhouse

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 24 inches Homage to: Winslow Homer (1836-1910) “Snap the Whip” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH “Homework” The Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, NY Price upon request

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