(1870 - 1946)
John Sites Ankeney was active/lived in Colorado, Missouri, Ohio. John Ankeney is known for river-coastal landscape and figure painting.
Biography John Ankeney
The following is provided by Dan Ankeney, great nephew of the artist who wrote that the artist "died the year I was born and my knowledge of him is through my father. His fondest memories were of spending the summers at his uncle John's cabins in Estes Park, Colorado in the 1920s. . . .This bio material really comes from an art exhibit John was holding at the Granada Apartment Hotel in Chicago where he exhibited oils, watercolors and pastels. They took their bio notes from 'Who's Who.' " (1940-1941)
John Sites Ankeney was born in Xenia, Ohio, April 21, 1870. He was the son of John Sites Ankeney and Margaret Edelia (Hutchison) Ankeney.
He studied at the Art Students League, New York, 1889-90, 1892-93; Paris 1893-94-95, 1903-04
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