William Franklin Jackson (1850-1936) Still Life with Vase and Grapes c.1900
Rare still life painting by listed California artist William Franklin Jackson.
A remarkable still life with grapes on a table with a vase.
Original oil on board. Dimensions 23" x 19". The period frame measures 32" x 28".
The painting is signed in the lower right corner.
The frame is lightly distressed (consistent with age).
William Franklin Jackson was an accomplished California artist known for his painted views of poppy fields. Jackson was born in 1850 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and at the age of twelve he and his family headed west to California.
Jackson lived in San Francisco, California, and attended the California School of Design studying under Virgil Williams. Later in his career he took many painting trips to the American River and the Sierra Nevada Mountains with painter friend William Keith.
This is a fine opportunity to acquire an original painting by this talented American artist.