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19th Century Spanish American Folk Art Madonna Painting, Mater Dolorosa
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Our Lady of Sorrows (Latin: Matter Dolorosa), Spanish American oil on canvas painting of the Madonna. 19th century religious folk art painting of the Virgin Mary which was most likel...
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Canvas

19th Century American Folk Art Portrait Painting of a Farmhouse
Located in Essex, MA
A charming 19th century oil on canvas American folk art portrait painitng of a farmhouse, in an early, if not original, salmon pink and green painted wood frame. The mustard yellow f...
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Antique 1830s Folk Art Paintings

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Canvas, Pine

Native American Parfleche Envelope, Crow, 19th Century Abstract Painting
Located in Denver, CO
Vintage antique 19th century Native American Parfleche container in an envelope form, finely painted in colors of green, yellow and blue in an abstract geometric design by a Crow art...
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Antique 19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Hide

19th Century Northern Plains Hide Painting
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Northern Plains hide painting, buffalo society, pre-reservation. Two buffalo heads, two full body buffalos, two thunderbirds and buffalo sun shield in center. On brain tanned deer sk...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Other

Superb Ammi Phillips American Folk Art Portrait Painting, circa 1840
By Ammi Phillips
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Superb Ammi Phillips American Folk Art Portrait painting, circa 1840 We are proud of our acquisition of this authentic masterpiece by Ammi Phillips (1788-1865). The finely rendered ...
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Canvas

Early 19th Century Folk Art American School Portrait of Julia Lee Aged Seven
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A charming and delicately executed American School Portrait of Julia Lee, aged 7 years old. Pen, ink and watercolour Indistinctly inscribed "Julia Lee 7 years old" along the lower ed...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Paintings

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Paper

19th Century American School Landscape Painting, Oil on Canvas
Located in Vero Beach, FL
This is a romanticized American Folk Art painting of a beautiful landscape. It depicts a serene mountainous river valley with a strong elk in the foreground sizing up the territory. ...
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Canvas

American 19th Century Still Life Painting
Located in Southampton, NY
American 19th century still life painting of a compote of fruit on a table arranged with more fruit in a custom 20th century painted frame.
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

19th Century China Trade American Ship Painting
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Possibly the Niantic, a whale ship that traveled to China around 1840 and then back to San Francisco during the gold rush. It is a very similar style and has the same number of guns....
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Paint

19th Century Banner Depicting Union General Phillip Sheridan
Located in New York, NY
19th century banner depicting union general phillip sheridan. Dating from the civil war era, union general sheridan is painted on a large linen banner.
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Folk Art Paintings

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Linen

Rare Antique Eglomise Silhouette, American, circa 1810
Located in New York, NY
Among the rarest American silhouettes are those using the reverse painting on glass technique know by its French name eglomise. This charming profile silhouette depicts an older woma...
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Antique Early 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Glass

American Applique Picture of a Basket of Fruit
Located in Downingtown, PA
American oval shadow box felt picture depicts strawberries in an openwork straw basket with the large long handle rising above. Within an oval gilt frame.  
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Felt

Cactus Still Life - Oil Painting
Located in Manchester, MA
This beautiful late 19th Century Still Life of an Cactus in Blossom on Boad is in a Gilt Wood frame.
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Aesthetic Movement Paintings

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Paint

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H 13.5 in. W 22.5 in. D 2 in.
American Folk Art Still Life Painting by J W C c.1881
Located in San Francisco, CA
American Folk Art Still Life Painting by J W C c.1881 Original oil on canvas Dimensions 28" wide x 21" high The period gilded frame measures 34.5" wide x 27" high Dated and initi...
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Late 19th Century Folk Art Still-life Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique Set of Four Hand Colored Lithographs Forest's Steeple Chase
Located in Hudson, NY
Antique set of four late 19th century hand colored lithographs of forest steeple chase scenes. Each one is professionally matted in a burl wood frames. Each one is in excellent condi...
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Paintings

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Burl, Paper

American School Theorum Painting of King David Playing a Harp, mid-19th C
Located in Hallowell, ME
Generally good, velvet is stained from pre-existing backboards. Old frame possibly original. 22" x 27" approx dimensions. and this is a female academy theorum by a young teenage ga...
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Mid-19th Century Folk Art Figurative Paintings

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Watercolor

19th Century American School Folk Art Portrait of a Woman
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Folk Art oil painting depicting a seated lady, circa mid-late 19th century. Details like the exaggeratedly long neck are distorted, revealing a naive perspective. A nice period examp...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Giltwood, Paint

19th Century American Folk Art Pair of Male and Female Portraits
Located in New York, NY
Pair of American Folk Art (19th Century) mahogany and birdseye maple framed oil painting portraits of man with paper and lady with book (signed).  
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Maple, Paper

19th Century American School Portrait of a Lady in Black Dress Sitting on Chair
Located in New York, NY
19th Century American School Portrait of a Lady, circa 1850 Oil on canvas 36 x 29 inches Inscribed "Zubalsky" on the stretcher Housed in an original frame by Tracy & Newkirk, New Yor...
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1850s Folk Art Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19th Century American School Painting of Child with Bow
Located in Hallowell, US
American School Portrait of Child with Bow 19th century. This oil on canvas measures 30 inches by 25 inches and is a portrait of a young boy holding a bow. In the frame this pa...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Canvas

Swedish American Oil Painted Folk Art Wall Decoration with Andersson Chicago IL
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A 19th century oil painted Folk Art framed panel piece from a trunk belonging to "Mr. A. Andersson, Chicogo. IL, USA". This charming wall art is most certainly from a Swedish migran...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Paintings

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Pine

American Female Academy Watercolor Landscape, New England,, Circa 1810.
Located in Hallowell, ME
Folk Art Female academy watercolor landscape, New England circa 1810. Provenance, Sotheby's January 1990. $1200-1800. presale estimate. I dont have the purchase price but I will ...
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Early 19th Century Folk Art Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

American Folk Painting of a Regatta on Lake Seneca, New York
Located in Litchfield, CT
Painted by Rev. Henry W. Parker from Aurora, New York, 1848. The larger schooner is the "Peterford Nymph". Mounted on a wood panel with an old letter with the local history attached...
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Canvas

Ralph Albert Blakelock (American, 1847 - 1919) / Solitary Tree at Sunset
By Ralph Albert Blakelock
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This moving work displays Blakelock's signature dark foreground and sunset sky built with layers of complex paint work with an atypical subject of a solitary tree at its focus. The s...
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Antique 19th Century American Romantic Paintings

19th Century Latin American Folk Art Painting
Located in New Orleans, LA
Latin American Folk Art from the late 19th century with a carved wood frame.
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Antique Late 19th Century Central American Paintings

FOUR Hudson Valley Carousel Panels by Thomas Benjamin Pope
By Thomas Benjamin Pope
Located in Woodbury, CT
Set of four oversized oil on canvas panels in painted frames; "Scenes Along the Hudson," executed by Thomas Benjamin Pope (1833-1891) for the upper interior axis of a 19th century ca...
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Antique 19th Century American American Craftsman Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Portrait of a Schooner with American Flag
Located in Litchfield, CT
Artist unidentified, American, mid-19th century. Oil on panel in a cove molded frame which appears original. Condition: Untouched original condition, minor abrasions. Measures: 1...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

Portrait of a Schooner with American Flag
H 14.75 in. W 18.75 in. D 3 in.
Early 19th Century American Folk Art Painting of a Young Lady
Located in Wiscasett, ME
A truly great example of Americana. This half-length portrait features a young lady with a black headband and a dappled blue background. The frame is period and most likely original ...
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1810s Folk Art Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Arrangement of 19th Century American Indian Abstract Paintings
By Native American Art
Located in Denver, CO
Eight individual Parfleche envelopes have been arranged as a wall installation. Each three dimensional container is constructed of rawhide (buffalo or cow). Painted in unique abstrac...
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Antique 19th Century American Native American Objects

Native American Parfleche Envelope with Abstract Painting, 19th Century, Plateau
By Plateau Indians
Located in Denver, CO
Antique parfleche, Plateau (Native American Indian), envelope form constructed of rawhide with natural pigments arranged in a series of abstract painted devices. Display on the wall,...
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Antique 19th Century American Native American Native American Objects

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Hide

Early 19th Century American Folk Art Portrait from New England
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This early New England portrait of a young girl all dressed up for church. This wonderful folky girl is in her white dress and red hat and umbrella. It is from circa 1840-1860. The g...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Canvas

Pair of American Early 19th Century Folk Art Portraits
Located in Essex, MA
Beautiful Pair of American Folk Art Portraits. The man holding a book and the woman in bonnet playing a piano forte. Vivid colors.
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Antique 19th Century Paintings

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Canvas

19th Century American Tinsel Still Life Painting
Located in New York, NY
19th century American tinsel still life painting. Neatly hand painted in shades of blue, red and yellow, this is an excellent example of a classic American Folk Art medium.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

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Foil

American Folk Painting of a Gun Dog with a Pheasant
Located in York County, PA
AMERICAN FOLK PAINTING OF A GUN DOG WITH A PHEASANT, 1840-70: American oil painting on tin of a pointer holding a pheasant in its jowls, with attractive colors and presence. Foun...
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Antique 19th Century Paintings

AMERICAN FOLK PAINTING ON WOODEN PANEL OF RHODE ISLAND ENGINE
Located in York County, PA
AMERICAN FOLK PAINTING ON WOODEN PANEL OF RHODE ISLAND ENGINE NO. 21 AND ITS COAL TENDER FROM THE NEW YORK & NEW ENGLAND RAILROAD, 1873 – 1893, PROBABLY STATION HOUSE ARTWORK: <br />...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

19th Century Signed Bull Dog Oil Painting
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fun dog is on canvas and in original walnut frame. It has been rewired for hanging. It is signed L.M.Trotter and in very good condition.
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Antique Late 19th Century American American Classical Paintings

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Cotton Canvas

Early 19th Century Oil On Canvas Painted Trade Sign With American Eagle
Located in York County, PA
ca. 1830 easel-painted oil on canvas trade sign, featuring an American eagle, perched on a rock, with a rippling red, white and blue streamer. The sign was painted for "Amos Whipple ...
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Antique 19th Century Paintings

Early 19th c. American Folk Art Portrait Oil Painting by Thomas Ware
Located in Gallatin, TN
Early 19th Century American Folk Art Portrait Oil Painting attributed to American folk portraitist Thomas Ware (Vermont, 1803-[1836]) Circa 1830 Oil on Canvas Housed in a contempo...
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19th Century Folk Art Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Early 19th Century New England Portrait Signed Roy Ulysso
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This amazing early 19th century oil painting of a little girl in a blue dress is in the original gilded frame. The painting is in great as found condition with one minor repair. It i...
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Antique Early 19th Century American American Classical Paintings

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Canvas

A Pair of American Paintings of Boats, The Syrius & The Comet.
Located in Downingtown, PA
The oval paintings on board are within oval rococo style pressed metal frames, the name of the ship below.<br /> <br /> The Comet is a paddle-wheeler with twin funnels and two sail...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

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Board

A Rare American Woolwork Picture of Ship with American Flags
Located in Downingtown, PA
The woolie is made with a cross stitch and depicts an American three-masted ship leaving an American port guarded by a fort. Both the ship and the fort fly the Stars and Stripes. T...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

American Watercolor Portrait of a Seated Girl
Located in Katonah, NY
An American watercolor painting of a little girl wearing a yellow dress of the period and patent leather shoes, she is seated in a wing chair on a striped carpet of the period, and i...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

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Watercolor

Early 19th Century American School Folk Art Portrait of a Boy
Located in Buffalo, NY
American school folk art portrait of a young boy. Oil on canvas, circa 1850. Unsigned. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image size, 29"L x 36"H, overall 38"L x 46"H
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1850s Folk Art Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

38 Star Antique American Parade Flag with Scattered Star Positioning
Located in York County, PA
38 star antique American flag with scattered star positioning made during the period when Colorado was the most recent state to join the union, 1876-1889 38 star American national...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Paintings

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Cotton

American Folk Art Sporting Dogs Puppies
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original antique oil on canvas painting created by an unknown American Folk Artist. Created at the end of the 19th Century this whimsical work comes housed in its original anti...
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Late 19th Century Folk Art Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

19thC American Folk Art Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Folk art painting on panel of a banjo player. Period frame (possibly original to piece). Unsigned
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

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Panel

19thC American Folk Art Dog Painting
Located in San Francisco, CA
Absolutely charming old folk art painting of three dogs (Chihuahuas?) in original period gilt frame. Unsigned.
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

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Canvas

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H 20 in. W 18 in. D 2.75 in.
Cows Drinking from the Trough 19th Century American School Painting
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Good luminous oil on canvas. Great 19th century Americana Folk Art appeal, circa 1880. Most likely the original frame, unsigned. Framed size: H 40 1/2", W 52 1/2".
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Antique 1880s American Folk Art Paintings

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Paint

Rare Old Triptych of Watercolor Paintings Native Americans with Early Settlers
Located in London, GB
A rare old Triptych of watercolor paintings of Tribal people probably Native Americans with early settlers. A group of 3 watercolor paintings probably from a old note or sketchbook d...
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Antique Early 19th Century North American Native American Objects

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Paper

Child with Dog American Folk Art Portrait
Located in Woodbury, CT
New Hampshire. Oil on Canvas, lined, and museum backed in a gilt frame. <br /> The blue-eyed subject is seen full length seated with a dog. Holding a rattle in her right hand she we...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

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Canvas

Excellent 19th Century American Pastel Still Life
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Crisp, vibrant pastel still life of strawberries and morning glories on a marble plinth; in a molded and painted frame with a very fine gold leaf liner. American, 19th century.
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

Whaling Scene Painting, Danish or American School
Located in Litchfield, CT
Signed monogram: "CH 1859" Oil on canvas 15 3/4" x 20 1/4"; 21" x 25 1/4" framed Condition: Lined, on original stretcher. Very minor scattered in-painting, otherwise in fine condi...
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

Whaling Scene Painting with American "Brig Congress T. Wilcox"
Located in Litchfield, CT
Artist unidentified, American, ca. 1840. Vessel identified on pennant and title. 23" x 25 1/2" framed
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

Paddlewheel Ship Painting by John and James Bard, American
Located in Litchfield, CT
Paddlewheel Ship'Thomas Powell.' Inscribed (l.r.): Drawn and painted by James & John Bard, New York / Messers Lawrence & Sneeden Builders, Engine T. F. Secor & Co. Steamboat painter...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Paintings

American Folk Art Mirror with Reverse Glass Painting
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Mirror in a fine mahogany beveled frame with a reverse glass still-life painting of a basket of fruit and leaves, and with an excellent sponge-painted border
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Antique 19th Century American Mirrors

Painting of Native Americans in the Rockies
Located in Sheffield, MA
Naive painting of Native Americans in the Rocky Mountains, oil on canvas, unsigned. The painting is framed by an exceptional original gold leaf frame and is in excellent condition. 1...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

American Folk Art Mirror - Paddle Boat Reverse Painting on Glass
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Excellent mirror in a beveled light mahogany frame with a reverse painting on glass of the Washington paddle boat steam ship with two flags, wonderful smoke and detail. Strong color ...
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Antique 19th Century American Mirrors

American Cows grazing landscape painting
Located in Scarsdale, NY
The cows are grazing in this beautiful late 19th century landscape painting. From the home of a prominent Westchester family.
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Antique 19th Century American More Folk Art

American Marbledust Charcoal Drawing, circa 1850
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Fine and small marble-dust charcoal drawing of a wonderful moon-lit scene, set against a lake with towers and clouds filling the sky, with a fellow in eastern robes serenading an ope...
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Antique 19th Century Paintings

American School Portrait of a Blonde Girl
Located in Quechee, VT
This is a full length oil paint-on-canvas portrait of a Vermont girl with blonde hair in corkscrew curls and with hazel eyes. She is wearing a blue off-the-shoulder day dress and blu...
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Antique 19th Century American Paintings

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