Cornelius Haly Hankins (Mississippi/Tennessee, 1863-1946) impressionist oil on board landscape painting, depicting a path leading through a grove of trees, likely a Middle Tennessee landscape. Signed lower left. Molded giltwood frame. 15-1/2" x 10-1/2" sight, 18-1/2" x 14" framed. Note: Hankins studied with Robert Henri, leader of the Ashcan School, and with William Merritt Chase in New York and was active for much of his career in the Nashville area. Provenance: descended in the William Wesley Dillon (1866-1934) family of Nashville. Condition: Excellent condition.
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