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Spaceship UFO by Ionel Talpazan
Located in New York, NY
Cross sectional view of a UFO by Ionel Talpazan considered by many to be a visionary artist depicting contact with UFOs. Talpazan recounted a childhood experience outdoors at night i...
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2010s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Paint, Paper

  • Spaceship UFO by Ionel Talpazan
  • Spaceship UFO by Ionel Talpazan
  • Spaceship UFO by Ionel Talpazan
  • Spaceship UFO by Ionel Talpazan
H 20 in. W 30 in. D 0.01 in.
Whimsical Outsider, Folk Art Oil Painting by William R. Straly
By William R. Straly
Located in Buffalo, NY
Whimsical outsider, Folk Art oil painting by William R. Straly, excellent use of color. Texture and space.
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20th Century American Folk Art Paintings

Materials

Paint

Early 20th Century Anthropomorphic Outsider Folk Art Seated Figure
Located in London, GB
Item: Early 20th century Anthropomorphic outsider Folk Art seated figure Description: We are proud to offer one of the most unusual and unique pieces of Folk Art in our collection....
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Vintage 1930s Mexican Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Hardwood

Serge Jolimeau, Haitian Outsider Folk Art Beaten Metal Wall Plaque
By Serge Jolimeau
Located in Somerton, GB
Serge Jolimeau, born in 1952 and apprenticed under Seresier Louis-Juste, he joined centre d'art in 1972, where he met his mentor Murat Brierre. He stands out as one of the most gifte...
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Late 20th Century Haitian Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Metal

Serge Jolimeau, 'Siren', an Outsider Folk Art Haitian Wall Art Plaque
By Serge Jolimeau
Located in Somerton, GB
Serge Jolimeau, born in 1952 and apprenticed under Seresier Louis-Juste, he joined centre d'art in 1972, where he met his mentor Murat Brierre. He stands out as one of the most gifte...
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Late 20th Century Haitian Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Metal

20th Century Roy Finster "President George Bush" Outsider Folk Art
Located in San Francisco, CA
Roy Finster (American, 20th century) "President George Bush" outsider art "Jesus Saves Soul's" President George bush 1990-1993 by Roy Finster Oil paint on cut-out wooden pan...
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Late 20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

American Outsider Folk Art Painting "The Wall-Flower" by Gussie Smith Roth 1965
Located in San Francisco, CA
American Outsider Folk Art Painting "The Wall-Flower" by Gussie Smith Roth C.1965 Original oil on masonite Masonite dimensions 28" wide x 22" high The frame measures 30.25" wide x...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil

Outsider Folk Art Figurative Portrait
By Leon Kennedy
Located in Soquel, CA
Evocative outsider figurative portrait of a black man by African-American folk and outsider visionary Leon Kennedy (b. 1945, Houston, Texas). Tempera and marker on cardboard. Unfram...
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1990s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

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Cardboard, Permanent Marker, Tempera

Midcentury Stoneware Outsider Folk Art Male Bust Signed O.M. 58
Located in Ferndale, MI
Folky stoneware sculpture of male bust. Incised mark OM 58. Believed to be O.M. Tannenbaum 1958. Hollow body still heavy.
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Stoneware

Outsider Folk Art American Mid-Century Naive WW2 Self Taught WPA Depression Era
By Ralph Fasanella
Located in New York, NY
Outsider Folk Art American Mid-Century Naive WW2 Self Taught WPA Depression Era "Victory for Now" Ralph Fasanella (1914-_1997) "Victory and After,” gouache on paper. Signed, titled...
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1940s Outsider Art Landscape Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Outsider Folk Art Expressionist Rabbi Israeli Painting Signed Hebrew Jewish Star
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a signed portrait painting done in an outsider, folk art, expressionist style. This one looks like a Chassidic Breslov Hasidic man. it is signed in Hebrew, also marked with ...
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20th Century Outsider Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Outsider Folk Art Expressionist Israeli Kibbutz Boy Painting Signed Hebrew Star
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a signed portrait painting done in an outsider, folk art, expressionist style. it is signed in Hebrew, also marked with a Jewish star. this is from a collection of works by t...
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20th Century Outsider Art Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Outsider Folk Art Expressionist Rabbi Israeli Painting Signed Hebrew Jewish Star
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a signed portrait painting done in an outsider, folk art, expressionist style. it is signed in Hebrew, also marked with a Jewish star. this is from a collection of works by t...
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20th Century Outsider Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Outsider Folk Art Expressionist Rabbi Israeli Painting Signed Hebrew Jewish Star
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a signed portrait painting done in an outsider, folk art, expressionist style. it is signed in Hebrew, also marked with a Jewish star. this is from a collection of works by t...
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20th Century Outsider Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Outsider Folk Art Expressionist Rabbi Israeli Painting Signed Hebrew Jewish Star
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a signed portrait painting done in an outsider, folk art, expressionist style. it is signed in Hebrew, also marked with a Jewish star. this is from a collection of works by t...
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20th Century Outsider Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Outsider Folk Art Expressionist Rabbi Israeli Painting Signed Hebrew Jewish Star
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a signed portrait painting done in an outsider, folk art, expressionist style. it is signed in Hebrew, also marked with a Jewish star. this is from a collection of works by t...
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20th Century Outsider Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Outsider Folk Art Expressionist Rabbi Israeli Painting Signed Hebrew Jewish Star
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a signed portrait painting done in an outsider, folk art, expressionist style. it is signed in Hebrew, also marked with a Jewish star. this is from a collection of works by t...
Category

20th Century Outsider Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Outsider Folk Art Expressionist Rabbi Israeli Painting Signed Hebrew Jewish Star
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a signed portrait painting done in an outsider, folk art, expressionist style. it is signed in Hebrew, also marked with a Jewish star. this is from a collection of works by t...
Category

20th Century Outsider Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Outsider Folk Art Expressionist Rabbi Israeli Painting Signed Hebrew Jewish Star
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
This is a signed portrait painting done in an outsider, folk art, expressionist style. it is signed in Hebrew, also marked with a Jewish star. this is from a collection of works by t...
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20th Century Outsider Art Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Nude Mermaid Under Sea, German Outsider Folk Art OIl Painting
By Hajo Malek
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Fantasy Nude Mermaid German outsider Naive artist born in 1922. has exhibited in Germany in 1969 worked in painting, gouache and linocuts. Expressionist Folk Art style. Art brut, pr...
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1990s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Pair of Outsider Art Painted Ironing Boards by Michael Heinrich
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Two painted ironing boards by the noted Woodstock NY artist Michael Heinrich. One of the boards is monogrammed MH. These are acrylic on much older wood ironing boards. These are wond...
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Late 20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Paint, Wood

Japan Japanese Garden by French naive outsider folk art primitive artist, 1975
Located in Norwich, GB
A perfect painting for lovers of Japan and those of primitive/naive outside art. It is a work by an internatoanlly noted extraordinary artist with an extraordinary life. Maurice LO...
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1970s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Large Folk Art Outsider Art TOTEM 42"H
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
This massive TOTEM pole is an incredible example of outsider Folk Art. The pole was carved by Lair Forster in Ottawa in 1938 and is an eccentric interpretation of one of the iconic T...
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Vintage 1930s Canadian Native American Native American Objects

Materials

Cedar

  • Large Folk Art Outsider Art TOTEM 42"H
  • Large Folk Art Outsider Art TOTEM 42"H
  • Large Folk Art Outsider Art TOTEM 42"H
  • Large Folk Art Outsider Art TOTEM 42"H
H 42.5 in. W 48 in. D 20 in.
Vintage Southern Folk Ar Figure
By Craft and Folk Art Museum
Located in San Francisco, CA
Very kool piece of folk art. I am not exactly sure how old, but from bottom of base I would guess 1st quarter of 20th century. It is all wood and depicts what I believe is a black ma...
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Vintage 1920s North American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Wood

  • Vintage Southern Folk Ar Figure
  • Vintage Southern Folk Ar Figure
  • Vintage Southern Folk Ar Figure
  • Vintage Southern Folk Ar Figure
H 16.75 in. W 5.5 in. D 4.75 in.
Outsider Art Wood Sculpture with Geometric Appliques
Located in Chicago, IL
Detailed and eye catching outsider art "found" wood sculpture. Constructed from floor moldings and cut paper geometric appliques. Unsigned.
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Vintage 1970s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Wood

21st Century Outsider Art Painting on Tin
Located in Norwalk, CT
This colorful, contemporary painting depicts the many adventures you may encounter in this life. The artist brings you along an emotional journey with juxtaposing imagery of the ups ...
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21st Century and Contemporary North American Folk Art Outsider and Self ...

Materials

Acrylic

  • 21st Century Outsider Art Painting on Tin
  • 21st Century Outsider Art Painting on Tin
  • 21st Century Outsider Art Painting on Tin
  • 21st Century Outsider Art Painting on Tin
H 29.5 in. W 26.75 in. D 2 in.
Anthropomorphic German Folk Art Figures
Located in London, GB
Anthropomorphic German Folk Art figures We are proud to offer a unique collection of 21 Anthropomorphic German Folk Art branch character figures circa 1900-1930. Depicting various r...
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Antique Early 1900s German Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Wood

  • Anthropomorphic German Folk Art Figures
  • Anthropomorphic German Folk Art Figures
  • Anthropomorphic German Folk Art Figures
  • Anthropomorphic German Folk Art Figures
H 16 in. W 8 in. D 0.5 in.
English Folk Art Mr. Bear
Located in London, GB
The Folk Art Mr. Bear We are proud to offer a wonderful example of a mid-20th century Folk Art figure of a charming bear. Made from a light wood hand carved body, sheet metal legs, ...
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Vintage 1940s British Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Wood

  • English Folk Art Mr. Bear
  • English Folk Art Mr. Bear
  • English Folk Art Mr. Bear
  • English Folk Art Mr. Bear
H 11 in. W 5 in. D 3 in.
Folk Art Wood Mushroom Sculpture
Located in Palm Springs, CA
An impressive wood sculpture in the form of a mushroom. Wood fragments are assembled and all secured with wooden dowels. No nails or screws were used. Solid heavy piece. Measures 16....
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Vintage 1970s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Wood

  • Folk Art Wood Mushroom Sculpture
  • Folk Art Wood Mushroom Sculpture
  • Folk Art Wood Mushroom Sculpture
  • Folk Art Wood Mushroom Sculpture
H 16.5 in. Dm 16.5 in.
Folk Art Oak French Treen Panels
Located in London, GB
Oak French treen panels. A matched pair of carved oak French treen panels dated 1914 to 1918. Depicting a folk-art war time police officer through his days in the police force. Th...
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Vintage 1910s French Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Oak

  • Folk Art Oak French Treen Panels
  • Folk Art Oak French Treen Panels
  • Folk Art Oak French Treen Panels
  • Folk Art Oak French Treen Panels
H 8.5 in. W 6 in. D 1 in.
Folk Art American Tramp Art Cabinet, Burlington, Vermont
Located in Downingtown, PA
Folk Art American tramp art cabinet, a drawer marked Burlington, Vermont, one-drawer signed MR.R, early 20th century. The charming and rare miniature cabinet with four drawers ...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

American Late Art Deco Outsider Art Architectural Popsicle Stick Table Lamp
Located in Port Hope, ON
This American late Art Deco hand-crafted, outsider art Popsicle stick table lamp features an Art Deco architectural almost Metropolis feel. It is a great example of the American post...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

English Folk Art Carved Hooves, circa 1850
Located in London, GB
Carved Hooves, circa 1850 We are proud to offer a rare set of English mid-19th century carved hooves. Depicting Folk Art style animals which include a cat and dog. These items show ...
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Antique 1850s British Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Natural Fiber

American Folk Art Cowboy and Horse Whirligig
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Tall one of a kind cowboy and horse spinning whirligig American Folk Art piece. Most likely from a larger folk art environment. Sheet steel construction on a large spoked farm wheel ...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Iron, Sheet Metal

Folk Art "Standing Man" Carved Tree Branch Sculpture After Giocometti
By Giocometti
Located in Buffalo, NY
Charming little tree branch Folk Art sculpture hand-carved in the manner of Giocometti.
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Vintage 1930s Unknown Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

19th Century Folk Art Carved Spanish Love Bird Figure
Located in London, GB
A handmade late 19th century Folk Art carved wooden love bird, with original paint still visible across sections of this item. The bird would like have been placed with the confines ...
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Antique 1880s Spanish Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Wood

Pair of Folk Art Portraits by Jean Halter in Original Frames
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A rare pair of Jean Halter portraits, one of a boy, the other a girl, each standing on a red and black checkerboard floor with forest green backgrounds and wonderful birdcages and na...
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Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Canvas, Wood

20th Century Outsider Art Portrait of an American Soldier
Located in Van Nuys, CA
A small oil painting on canvas. It is a naive portrait of an American soldier in uniform. It appears to be framed in a handmade oak frame along with handcrafted pine stretcher bars, ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Canvas, Oak

19th Century German Self Taught Folk Art Rocking Horse
Located in London, GB
19th Century folk art rocking horse We are proud to offer a highly decorative mid-19th Century example of a European rocking horse. Made from sectioned pieces of hardwood, carved by...
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Antique 1870s German Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Pine, Paint

Folk Art Americana Iron Eagle on Driftwood Base, circa 1910
Located in Incline Village, NV
Very unique piece of folk art. Horseshoe parts and elements of horseshoes have been hand forged and connected together along, with other unidentifiable iron parts to create this Ame...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Metal

Folk Art Candelabra or Sculpture
Located in Seattle, WA
Roller chain folk art candelabra, great with no candles as sculpture.
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20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Metal

  • Folk Art Candelabra or Sculpture
  • Folk Art Candelabra or Sculpture
  • Folk Art Candelabra or Sculpture
  • Folk Art Candelabra or Sculpture
H 18.25 in. W 11.5 in.
Extraordinary Tall Outsider Art Carved Root Sculpture with Centre Visage
Located in Chicago, IL
Substantial 72 inch x 78 inch hand-carved Folk Art wall sculpture. Comprised of a large tree root with attached additional roots and carved centre smiling face. Every square inch is ...
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Vintage 1960s American Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

Hand-Painted Screen Door Modernist Art Deco Contemporary Folk Art, C.Moore
By Charles Moore 1
Located in Buffalo, NY
Wonderful, hand-painted screen door, fantasy-like, Depicting Buffalo, New York Central Terminal, train station, complete with Deco terminal, building, airplane and zeppelin, as well ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Art Deco Outsider and Self Taught...

Materials

Metal

Old Paint Folk Art Spool Shelf
Located in Seattle, WA
Wonderful very functional spool shelf. Very well-made, great color.
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Antique 19th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Metal

  • Old Paint Folk Art Spool Shelf
  • Old Paint Folk Art Spool Shelf
  • Old Paint Folk Art Spool Shelf
  • Old Paint Folk Art Spool Shelf
H 69 in. W 36 in. D 12 in.
Folk Art Sputnik Bowling Ball Sculpture
Located in Seattle, WA
Bowling ball impaled artistically with assorted metal items great piece of Folk Art for table or shelf.
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Vintage 1970s American Outsider and Self Taught Art

Large Victorian Folk Art Horn Rack
Located in Seattle, WA
Wonderfully detailed Horn rack in worn red velvet. Large-scale.
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Antique 19th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art

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Metal

  • Large Victorian Folk Art Horn Rack
  • Large Victorian Folk Art Horn Rack
  • Large Victorian Folk Art Horn Rack
  • Large Victorian Folk Art Horn Rack
H 34 in. W 32 in. D 12 in.
Very Rare English Art Deco Outsider Art Watch Stand Figure of Comic Strip Glamour-Girl Jane by Norman Pett
By Norman Pett
Located in Port Hope, ON
This very rare and relatively large art watch stand is probably an Outsider or Trench Art piece. It is in the form of a cut-out of Norman Pett's famous glamour-girl/pin-up, Jane who ...
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Vintage 1940s British Art Deco Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

American Art Deco Figurative Soda-Jerk Folk Art Wood and Brass Ashtray Stand
Located in Port Hope, ON
This whimsical American Art Deco outsider art floor standing ashtray features a traditionally garbed soda-jerk bearing a brass ashtray. Both the skillfully detailed matinee-idol face...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Brass

Early 20th Century Hand Carved Oak Folk-Art European Wagon Cart Panel
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century hand carved oak folk-art European wagon cart panel We are proud to offer a highly unusual piece of early 20th Century hand carved agricultural folk-art. A comple...
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Vintage 1930s German Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Oak, Paint

Folk Art Ship from World War-II
Located in Dallas, TX
Folk Art Pacific Princess Ship made by sailors from World War-II Made with matches and other wood and paint.
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Vintage 1940s Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

  • Folk Art Ship from World War-II
  • Folk Art Ship from World War-II
  • Folk Art Ship from World War-II
  • Folk Art Ship from World War-II
H 32 in. W 47 in. D 8.50 in.
German Military Folk Art Gouache Painting, circa 1866
Located in London, GB
Military painting, circa 1866 We are proud to offer a wonderful example of a mid-19th century German gouache folk art military painting. This example pays homage to watch maker name...
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Antique 19th Century German Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Paint

Early 20th Century English Folk art Whirligig Model
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century Folk Art whirligig model We are proud to offer charming one-off example of an early 20th century Folk Art whirligig model. This example would likely have been mou...
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

"God Bless America" Patriotic Piece of Folk Art
Located in Seattle, WA
Wonderful patriotic piece of Folk Art. Red, white and blue wall shelf featuring hand-carved eagle and painted stars and stripes.
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Vintage 1940s American Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

Folk Art Choppers, Set of Five, circa 1780-1820
Located in New York, NY
This small collection of blacksmith-made food chopper has been hanging on the kitchen wall for over 40 years. These were collected on the East-End of Long Island and represent the cr...
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Antique Late 18th Century American American Colonial Outsider and Self T...

Materials

Iron

19th Century Folk Art Hand Carved Wagon Panel
Located in London, GB
19th century folk art hand carved wagon panel We are proud to offer a genuine example of a late 19th century hand carved oak folk art wagon panel. Detailed with a woven basket fille...
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Antique 1890s British Early Victorian Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Oak

Linda Semple "Time to Make Something" Folk Art Sculpture
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A wonderful outsider art sculpture by the noted artist Linda Semple. This piece is titled "Time to Make Something". It probably dates to the 1990's. It is titled and signed on the ba...
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20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art

Antique Danish Folk Art Wedding Greeting Declaration in Original Frame, 1864
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Some 150 years ago this Volk Art Work was presented as a gift to a wedding. It is called a declaration of love or a Honorable Gratulation attesting two people bonded in marriage. A l...
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Antique 1860s Danish High Victorian Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood, Paper

Once Known as the Fish People 1986 Folk Art by Pat Mervis Schwartz
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Quite charming folk art assemblage by the noted artist Pat MMervis Schwartz. Dated 1986, signed and titled “Once Known as the Fish People”. It is in a fitted constructed case that op...
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Vintage 1980s American Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

19th Century Embroidered Silk Work Memento Mori Morning Scene Sampler Folk Art
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A hand embroidered work in muted colors, typical of the scene and subject. The piece would off likely been produced by a young woman and taken many hours to complete. The image de...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Silk, Mahogany

Special Tramp Art Box of Drawers
Located in Mt Kisco, NY
An especially sweet four-drawer hand-carved "tramp art" box. The top is decorated with a symbolic heart and arrow, a common design element in Tramp Art. The drawers are embellished w...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Materials

Wood

  • Special Tramp Art Box of Drawers
  • Special Tramp Art Box of Drawers
  • Special Tramp Art Box of Drawers
  • Special Tramp Art Box of Drawers
H 12 in. W 8.5 in. D 9 in.
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  • ...

Outsider Folk Art For Sale on 1stDibs

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