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Jack Wilkinson (1913 - 1974)

Lot 953: Jack Wilkinson (American/Louisiana, 1913-1974)

New Orleans Auction Galleries

February 24, 2013
New Orleans, LA, US

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Jack Wilkinson (American/Louisiana, 1913-1974), "Nude In a Wicker Chair", oil on canvas, 50" x 38-1/2". Presented in a box frame. Jack Wilkinson studied at the University of Oregon and at the California School of Fine Arts where he became an assistant and apprentice to Maurice Sterne. He was awarded the J.D. Phelan Travelling Scholarship, which enabled him to travel extensively throughout Europe. He established a studio in Paris where he became influenced by Cezanne and Pissaro. Wilkinson had a long career at the art department of the University of Oregon, but after a 37-year tenure, he moved to Louisiana State University where he was the art department head until his death in 1974.

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