A Fair Wind

©by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 18 by 24 inches Homage to: Winslow Homer (1836-1910) “Breezing Up” collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Photograph of Homer as a Student in Paris, 1866, photographer unknown U.S. Navy ship’s clock,...

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Homage to Sargent

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 18 inches Homage to: John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) “The Daughters of Edward D. Boit” Paul Manship (1885-1966) “Atlanta” Bronze sculpture French gift clock, c.1900 Chinese ceramic jar, Yuan Dynasty (mid-14th...

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Sunday Afternoon

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches     Homage to:       Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)         “La Grenouillere”...

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Homage to Munnings

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 16 by 20 inches     Homage to:     Sir Alfred James Munnings (1878-1959)       “A Study of the Artist’s Favorite Gray...

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Legends

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches       Silver beaker, Dutch circa 1600     Cartel clock, circa 1850 from Claude Monet’s bedroom at Giverny    ...

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Homage to Buttersworth

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 24 inches     Homage to James E. Buttersworth (1817-1894)       “America’s Cup Yacht VIGILANT, 1893”     Clock by...

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Self Reliance

© by Jenness Cortez -    Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 16 inches    Homage to:    Grant DeVolson Wood (1891-1942)       American Gothic, 1930, Art Institute of Chicago    ...

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The Pissarro Sketch

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 16 inches     Homage to:     Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)       "Boulevard des Italiens : Afternoon” Private...

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The Artist’s Model

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on Mahogany panel, 20 by 16 inches     Homage to Norman Rockwell (1894-1978)       “Triple Self-Portrait” (The Saturday Evening Post, February 13, 1960)...

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Pop

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 24 inches     Homage to:     Andy Warhol (1928-1987)     Clockwise from upper left:...

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Manhattan in the Moonlight

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 36 by 30 inches     Homage to:     Childe Hassam (1859-1935)       “The Avenue in the Rain” The White House Historical...

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La Belle Vie

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel 24 by 30 inches     Homage to:     Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919)       “Luncheon of the Boating Party,” 1881,...

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A New World

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 36 inches     Homage to:     Frederic Remington (1861-1909)       Evening on a Canadian Lake, Collection of...

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Pollock, Renoir and Cortez: Detente

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 32 by 16 inches     Homage to:     Jackson Pollock (1912-1956)       Number 1 (Lavender Mist)  National Gallery,...

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Homer and Cortez: Summertime

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 16 by 20 inches     Homage to:       Winslow Homer (1836-1910)         Boys in a Pasture  Museum of...

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Amaryllis and A Baby Ruth

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 18 by 14 inches     Homage to:     Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011)       Freefall 1993, woodcut printed in colors on...

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Mid-Century America

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 24 inches     Homage to:       Jasper Johns (1930-    )         Three Flags, Whitney Museum,...

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Klee and Cortez: On Sundae

© by Jenness Cortez -    Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 16 inches    Homage to:    Paul Klee (1879-1940)      Senecio, (1922) Kunstmuseum Basel         Price...

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Kandinsky and Cortez: Circles

© by Jenness Cortez -    Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 16 inches    Homage to:    Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)       Circles in a Circle, 1923, Philadelphia Museum of Art    ...

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Seeking Balance

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 24 inches Homage to: Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) "Woman Holding a Balance" Painting can be viewed at J. Willott Gallery in Palm Desert, California Price upon request

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Splash

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches Homage to: David Hockney (1937 - ) A Large Diver (Paper Pool 27) 1978, colored and pressed paper pulp (12 sheets) Fernando Botero (1932 - ) Rapto de Europa Painting can be viewed at J. Willott...

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Requiem

© by Jenness Cortez -     Acrylic on mahogany panel, 34 by 36 inches     Homage to:     Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902)       The Last of the Buffalo (Amended by Jenness...

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The First Americans

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 15 by 20 inches Jenness Cortez (1944-    ) Color study for a painting, "The Sentinels" George Catlin (1796-1872) "No-ho-mun-ya" (One Who Gives No Attention), Iowa warrior, Smithsonian American Art Museum,...

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Window on the West

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 42 by 60 inches In 1801, when Thomas Jefferson became president, two out of every three Americans lived within fifty miles of the Atlantic Ocean. To our west, France owned the vast, largely unexplored Louisiana...

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Country Morning

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 15 by 20 inc hes Jenness Cortez (1944-     ) An Early Morning Ride George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879) Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers through the Cumberland Gap, Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO Metal cased clock by...

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Conversations With a Cowboy

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 30 by 40 inches Homage to: Frederic Remington (1861-1909) Stampede by Lightning, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK The Hunter’s Supper, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK Charles M. Russell...

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The Sport of Kings

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 24 inches Homage to: Edouard Manet (1832-1883) The Races at Longchamps, 1866, The Art Institute of Chicago Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Before the Race, 1882, Sterling and  Francine Clark Art Institute,...

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The Battle of Brandywine

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel 24 by 30 inches Homage to: John Vanderlyn (1775-1852) Washington and Lafayette at the Battle of Brandywine, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa OK Left: Washington's Inauguration Sword & Washington's Battle Sword Right:...

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On Liberty

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 15 by 20 inches Homage to: Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) Freedom of Speech, "The Saturday Evening Post" Cover (February 20, 1943) Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA James Madison engraving after Thomas Sully...

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Homage to Marie-Thérèse Walter

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches Homage to: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Five images of Marie-Thérèse clockwise from upper left: Portrait of Marie-Thérèse Walter, ink and wash on paper, 1936 Pierpont Morgan Library, NY Marie-Thérèse,...

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Duet of One

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on Formidable mahogany panel, 36 by 24 inches Homage to: Jan van Eyck (c. 1395-1441) The Arnolfini Marriage, 1434, National Gallery, London Portrait of a Man (Self Portrait?), 1433, National Gallery, London Shiva Nataraja (Lord of...

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Apollo’s Angels

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 40 by 30 inches Homage to: Edgar Degas (1834-1917) The Dance Class, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY Entrance of the Masked Dancers (detail), Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA Dancing...

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An Evening with Vincent

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 36 by 24 inches Homage to: Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) Starry Night, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY Self-portrait in Felt Hat, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) Flowers in A Vase, Hermitage Museum...

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Alluring

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 40 by 30 inches Homage to: Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665, Mauritshuis Museum, The Hague The Glass of Wine, Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden Franz van Mieris (1635-1681) The Oyster...

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Summer Song

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 24 by 30 inches Homage to: George Stubbs (1724-1806) “Baron de Robeck” private collection Price upon request

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Little Red Schoolhouse

© by Jenness Cortez - Acrylic on mahogany panel, 20 by 24 inches Homage to: Winslow Homer (1836-1910) “Snap the Whip” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH “Homework” The Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, NY Price upon request

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