Cornelius Hankins (Mississippi/Tennessee, 1863-1946) oil on canvasboard painting depicting the Parthenon in Nashville, Tennessee with Watauga Lake in the foreground. Signed "Cornelius Hankins" lower left. Housed in a hand carved gilt-washed wood Lyzon Gallery (Nashville) frame, possibly made by Clarence Stringfield (see lot # 184). Early 20th century. Sight – 15 3/4" H x 19 1/2" W. Framed – 20" H x 26" W. Note: Hankins studied with Robert Henri, leader of the Ashcan School, and with William Merritt Chase in New York. He was active for much of his career in the Nashville area. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Excellent condition.
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