Eleanor McAdoo Wiley (Tennessee, 1876-1977), oil on canvas still life depicting a bouquet of flowers, figurine and ashtray. Signed lower right. Housed in a painted and gilt wood frame. Sight – 23 1/2" H x 29 1/2" W, Frame – 27 1/2" x 33 1/2". 20th century. Biography: Like her younger sister Catherine, Eleanor Wiley studied at the University of Tennessee. She also studied at the Stevens Art School in Gatlinburg and was a founder of the Knoxville Art Center, later the Dulin Gallery of Art, and was a member of the Nicholson Art League. She is best known for her portraits, landscapes with historic houses, and still lifes. Condition: Good condition with minor losses to frame and minor scattered paint spots in upper right background.
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