Bell, Wenonah Day
(1889-1981)
“Magnolia Blossum”

oil on canvas
24” x 20”
Original Bob Jones University label verso

Artist Biography

Born Trenton, SC, lived in Greenville, GA. Studied Brenau College, GA, University of Pennsylvania, PAFA, Colarossi Academy of Fine Arts in Paris, and the Hans Hofman School of Fine Arts in Munich and Capri, Italy and the Columbia University Teachers College. Won the prestigious William Emlen Cresson Award and the Second Toppan Prize. She taught at the Parsons School of Design. Bell depicted Southern rural life and New York urban scenes, still lifes and portraits in watercolor and oil. She exhibited through out the Southeast, Philadelphia, Detroit, and New York City. Her fine works are in private collections and in the Agricultural Building in Washington, DC; the courthouses of Columbus and Greenville, GA; West Georgia State College in Carrollton; and Bob Jones University and the Greenville County Museum of Art in Greenville, SC.

Painting Features

Artist First Name Wenonah Day
Artist Last Name Bell
Artist's Dates (1889-1981)
Materials oil on canvas
Markings original Bob Jones University label verso
Size 24" x 20"
Price contact gallery
Comments Provenance: Estate of Wenonah Day Bell, Bob Jones University Collection. This painting is in excellent condition, in a carved gold frame, possibly original to the painting, also in excellent condition.