E.L. Henry's parents died when he was seven. He grew up in New York and Pennsylvania.
E.L. Henry is notable for capturing his sense-of-humor in his paintings and the empathy he shows for rural life. Unlike many contemporaries, he includes Negros (to use the term of his day) in his paintings.
|The New Woman|
|Barnyard in Pennsylvania|
I noticed the school marm had her trusty hardwood ruler in her hand . That is sadly lacking in modern schools .ReplyDelete