John Joseph Enneking papers, 1879-1972

Enneking, John J., b. 1841 d. 1916
Painter, Printmaker
Active in Boston, Mass.

Collection size: 79 items (on 2 partial reels of microfilm).

Collection Summary: 14 sketchbooks, twenty sketches, seven photographs, a reprint of an interview, 1899, clippings and papers documenting Enneking's art career. Photographs depict Enneking, his work and his studio in Boston. Clippings discuss his exhibitions, his work and his life. Other items include a notebook containing financial notations, thoughts about religion, and exhibition notes, an address book dated 1904, a price list and inventory, and a 1914 letter relating to the purchase of a building for the Guild of Boston Artists.

Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter; Boston, Massachusetts. Born Minster, Ohio. In 1868 he went to Boston to study lithography. He lived in Paris and Munich from 1873-1876. In 1876 he returned to Boston and opened a studio. He exhibited at the Paris Expo 1900. His work is in the collection of the Worcester Museum and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Lent for microfilmimng in 1975 by Mr. Enneking Long, the grandson of John J. Enneking.

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