Harvey Joiner (Kentucky / Indiana, 1852 – 1932)
Untitled (landscape within Cherokee Park)
Oil painting on canvas attached to board
Signed to lower right
An oil painting on canvas attached to board by listed artist Harvey Joiner (1852 – 1932). This painting utilizes short strokes to layer deep tones of amber, gree, and umber to render a grove of trees in a forest. To the lower right corner of the composition is an artist signature. The painting is presented in a gold toned frame with a placard etched with the artist’s name affixed.
Harvey Joiner was a beloved Kentucky artist, who primarily worked in Louisville, with a brief stint in Colorado. He spent most of his time in Cherokee Park, where he fashioned his characteristic summer and fall landscapes. A number of Joiner’s paintings ended up in shadow box frames such as the example offered here.
- painting is heavily varnished with small scattered areas of loss underneath; craquelure; varnish appears to have darkened; uneven surface to lower left edge; wear to frame.
- measures frame; visible image measures 19.5" W x 9.5" H.