Oil Paintings - Acrylic Paintings
Framed oil painting on masonite board signed by Canadian listed artist, Geo. Jenkins 1920 - 2003 (George J.), dated '70 titled "Erosion".
John George Jenkins was born in the small town of Wilkie, Saskatchewan, in 1920. He grew up on his father’s farm near Lloydminster, which straddles the Saskatchewan-Alberta border. Jenkins spent three years in the Canadian Army during World War II, including service overseas, before returning to Lloydminster. He then moved to Vancouver Island, where he worked in logging camps and lumber mills.
He began to paint while living and working on Vancouver Island, but it was only after he returned to Saskatchewan for a visit in 1969 that he decided to become a full-time painter, at age 49.
Jenkins was a self-taught painter; he learned by reading, looking and doing. He perfected his method of painting - which he called “abstract realism” - by eliminating what he considered to be inessential details and taking great care in painting what remained. “Objects appear with an unnatural, dream-like clarity that gives the paintings an eerie, abstracted look,” he said of the effect he sought to achieve.
Wonderfully executed this oil on board painting is in fantastic condition and a nice representation of Jenkins works in Victoria, Vancouver Island.
This wonderful painting would make a fantastic addition to any space.
Framed measurements are 30.5 inches in height x 26.5 inches in length.
Unframed measurements are 23.5 inches in height x 19.5 inches in length.