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Pair of Eleanor McAdoo Wiley (Tennessee, 1876-1977) oil on canvas landscapes of Beaver Creek, TN. (This tributary of the Clinch river runs through Karns, Powell, and the Halls communities of Knox County). Both canvases signed in lower left corner "Eleanor McAdoo Wiley" and housed in gilt wood frames. Handwritten gift inscription en verso of one landscape. 1st item: Sight – 17 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W, Framed – 22" H x 28" W. 2nd item: Sight – 17 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W, Framed – 21 5/8" H x 27 5/8" W. Late 19th century to early 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: 1st item: Overall good condition with unpainted portions of canvas showing evidence of foxing which fluoresce under blacklight. 2nd item: Overall good condition with unpainted portions of canvas showing evidence of foxing which fluoresce under blacklight.