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20th Century Outsider Art Portrait of an American Soldier

About the Item

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, and pine turn pieces as levers to hold the painting in the frame. This frame is likely all original, and probably made by the artist. The simple frame is itself, remarkable.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 13.13 in (33.36 cm)Width: 11.13 in (28.28 cm)Depth: 1.75 in (4.45 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1950
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. This unusual painting appears to be a portrait of a family member or friend, likely painted by an untrained, or out of the main stream artist. Its flat, two dimensional image is charming for it's simplicity. The painting is in very good condition.
  • Seller Location:
    Van Nuys, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU92079043843
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