Harvey Joiner (Kentucky/Indiana, 1852-1932) oil on board landscape painting depicting sunlight breaking through a grove of trees onto a forest path. Signed "Harvey Joiner" in green, lower left. Housed in a gilt molded and gesso frame, with a conforming gilt and gesso matte and artist's nameplate. Sight – 9 1/4" H x 19 1/4" W. Framed – 17 1/2" H x 27 3/4" W. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Sara Parks Pendleton, Owensboro, KY. Biography: A painter, Harvey Joiner did portraits, including the first five governors of Indiana, and also worked in St. Louis, where it is thought he studied with David Hoffman. At age 16, he began sketching scenes of African-Americans on the Mississippi River Boats, and by 1880, he had established a studio in Louisville, Kentucky. He specialized in scenes of Kentucky beech woods. He also painted allegorical subjects. (source: Who Was Who In American Art). CONDITION: Painting overall very good condition. Frame appears to have been repainted in 20th century. Some losses to gilt on lower edge perimeter, areas of craquelure, flaking and minor losses to gilt matte.
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