2163: Oil Painting Jack Wilkinson Smith Mountain Scape
High Sierra Pass, oil on canvas, signed by Jack Wilkinson Smith (1873 - 1949) lower right. Dimensions: 21" x 29.5". J W Smith is renowned for his colorful High Sierra mountain views, missions, and marine paintings, and is considered one of California's most important painters. Born in New Jersey, Smith, who studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, was a sketch artist for The Cincinnati Enquirer when he sketched his world famous front line scenes from the Spanish-American War. J W Smith mountainscapes have sold for more than $280,000.
Good condition commensurate with age.