Gideon Jacques Denny

(1830-1886) was a marine artist who was born in Wilmington, Delaware on July 15, 1830. As a young man, he worked on ships in the Chesapeake Bay. He traveled to California in 1849 with the Gold Rush. He worked as a teamster on the San Francisco docks and was a member of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance. After two years in California, he moved to Milwaukee, where he studied painting with Samuel Marsden Brookes. After six years of study in Milwaukee, Denny returned to San Francisco and established a studio on Bush Street. In 1862, Brooks moved to San Francisco and shared a studio with Denny. In 1868, Denny spent two months in Hawaii visiting several islands. He is also known to have visited Canada and South America. Denny died of malaria in Cambria, California on Oct. 7, 1886. The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, the Bishop Museum (Honolulu), the Crocker Art Museum (Sacramento, California), the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, and the Oakland Museum of California are among the public collections holding works by Gideon Jacques Denny.

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Gideon Jacques Denny Shipwrecked figures signaling to a distant sailing ship, oil painting by Gideon Jacques Denny oil painting


Shipwrecked figures signaling to a distant sailing ship, oil painting by Gideon Jacques Denny
Painting ID::  74089
Artist: Gideon Jacques Denny
Painting: Shipwrecked figures signaling to a distant sailing ship, oil painting by Gideon Jacques Denny
Introduction: Shipwrecked figures signaling to a distant sailing ship, oil painting by Gideon Jacques Denny cjr
   
   
     

Gideon Jacques Denny Waikiki Beach, oil painting


Waikiki Beach,
Painting ID::  75652
Artist: Gideon Jacques Denny
Painting: Waikiki Beach,
Introduction: Waikiki Beach, oil on canvas painting by Gideon Jacques Denny, 1868 cjr
   
   
     

Gideon Jacques Denny Waikiki Beach oil painting


Waikiki Beach
Painting ID::  77454
Artist: Gideon Jacques Denny
Painting: Waikiki Beach
Introduction: oil on canvas painting by Gideon Jacques Denny, 1868 Date 1868(1868) cyf
   
   
     

Gideon Jacques Denny Shipwrecked figures signaling to a distant sailing ship oil painting


Shipwrecked figures signaling to a distant sailing ship
Painting ID::  82376
Artist: Gideon Jacques Denny
Painting: Shipwrecked figures signaling to a distant sailing ship
Introduction: Date Unknown cyf
   
   
     

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     (1830-1886) was a marine artist who was born in Wilmington, Delaware on July 15, 1830. As a young man, he worked on ships in the Chesapeake Bay. He traveled to California in 1849 with the Gold Rush. He worked as a teamster on the San Francisco docks and was a member of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance. After two years in California, he moved to Milwaukee, where he studied painting with Samuel Marsden Brookes. After six years of study in Milwaukee, Denny returned to San Francisco and established a studio on Bush Street. In 1862, Brooks moved to San Francisco and shared a studio with Denny. In 1868, Denny spent two months in Hawaii visiting several islands. He is also known to have visited Canada and South America. Denny died of malaria in Cambria, California on Oct. 7, 1886. The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, the Bishop Museum (Honolulu), the Crocker Art Museum (Sacramento, California), the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, and the Oakland Museum of California are among the public collections holding works by Gideon Jacques Denny.