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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...