Ned Jacob [EM 1970]


First name:  Ned ;
Middle name:
  ;
Last name:
  Jacob ;

Member: Emeritus member ; 
Begin:
1970 ;
End:
n/a  ;

Biography:

A painter of the contemporary Westerner, he was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee but made his home in Denver from 1966. He is particularly known for the authenticity of his Indian subjects.

He spent his childhood in New Jersey and then hitchhiked to Montana with fifty dollars and a high school diploma in his pocket. He worked at a trading post and met the painter Ace Powell, who gave him lessons in the basics of art. To learn about their ways and collect artifacts, he lived among the Blackfeet Indians and did many historically important paintings of these subjects.

In 1961, feeling that he still lacked direction, he got to Taos, New Mexico to be in an area of accomplished artists. There he met Nicolai Fechin and was heavily in  …  Displaying 750 of 3117 characters.

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Document permalink:
http://salmagundi.org/artist/?p=72172

Digital-born document number:
SAL.2019.72167

Record birth date:
December 23, 2019

Last updated: July 27, 2022 at 12:40 pm