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Melancholy Sailors Valentine Watercolor Painting

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19th century watercolor on paper featuring a sailor with a peg leg and eye patch holding a valentine and a slogan beneath. Presented in a period frame. The paper is stamped at the lower right. Found in New England, but most likely English.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)Width: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Depth: .5 in. (1.27 cm)
  • Style
    Folk Art (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. Overall very good condition for a watercolor from this period.
  • Seller Location
    Boulder, CO
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1017620457102

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    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: West Bloomfield, MI
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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