Street in Winter, 1949

by James Penney (1910–1982)
Oil on canvas
30 x 16¼ inches
Signed lower right: PENNEY; on stretcher bar: Street in Winter JAMES / PENNEY 1949


The Little Gallery, Newark, New Jersey

Kraushaar Galleries, New York, New York

Private collection, Lake Forest, Illinois

Private collection, New York, New York

Sale, Swann Auction, New York, New York, September 21, 2023, lot 202

Artist Biography

Known for his blend of realism and abstraction, James Penney was born in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1910. Penney studied art at the University of Kansas before moving to New York City to continue his education at the Arts Students League. Throughout the 1930s, the artist received numerous mural commissions and later became the vice president of the Art Students League. By 1945, Penney had begun a career as an educator and went on to teach at Bennington College, Vassar College, and the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, and was a professor of art at Hamilton College for over twenty years. The

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