All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1900 item #954684 (stock #00557)
American primitive school. Oil on canvas. An amazing historic document in the form of a portrait of an African-American share-cropper. The 19th Century portrait, which is in very good condition, was quite incredibly found in a barn in Maine. The portrait depicts a woman, standing by a cabin, in a vividly painted landscape, reminescent of Western North Carolina, with crops, a cabin, mountains, and a sunset beyond. Simple, modern cherry frame. 63 cms. X 53 cms. (25 inches X 21 inches)...