Information about some of these paintings can be found on the Manchester Historical Society's web site. Click "More" to read more about the paintings.
Many thanks to Dick Jenkins for his photo contributions.
Cheney painted this while visiting his sister in Santa Barbara. This painting was exhibited in New York at The Babcock Galleries circa 1921-1922.More
According to his friends, one of Cheney's first attempts at impressionism.More
By the early 1940's Cheney was advised to spend the winter months in warmer climates due to concerns with his health. Cheney spent time with his sister in Boerne, TX where his artistic process shifted and he incorporated more rich colors.More
This is one of many paintings Cheney did of the Cheney Homestead. This painting is of Cheneyâ€™s sister-in-law reading by window in the Homestead.More
In 1930 Cheney bought a house in Kittery, ME. He fell in love with the small coastal town.More
Cheney was an art student in Paris when he painted this portrait. It originally hung at the Lincoln Center, and in 2010 Eric Prause a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission, paid to have it restored. He had sat through numbers PZC meetings at the Lincoln Center and was concerned about the condition of the painting.
No matter where he lived, Cheney always had a cat by his side.More
Due to his asthma and tuberculosis, Cheney spent a lot of winters in warm, dry climates. He frequented the Southwest spending time in California, Texas and New Mexico.More
Cheney was an avid gardener.
He loved flowers and landscapes and used them as primary subjects for his paintings.