JOHN JOSEPH ENNEKING1841-1916
Enneking was born October 4, 1841 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts. He studied with Bonnat and Daubigny in Paris from 1873 to 1876 and with Lehr in Munich. He was a member of the Twentieth Century Club, the Pudding Stone Club, Hyde Park History Society, the Boston Art Club, the Paint and Clay Club in Boston and the Boston Guild of Artists. He exhibited at the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association in Boston in which he won a medal, the Paris Exposition in 1900 and was awarded with a prize, the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY in 1901 in which he won a medal, and the Panama-Pacific in San Francisco in 1915 where he was awarded a gold medal. When the Civil War broke out, he enlisted on the Union side and was severely wounded. In 1868, he went to Boston and studied lithography. After spending several years in Europe, he returned to Boston in 1876 and opened a studio there. He died on November 16, 1916.