Early California art 19th century naive painting of Gold Country landscape with miners circa 1870

Paintings and art dealing with the California Gold Rush mining period, which lasted for a rather brief period of years, from the late 1840's to only about 1870 at the latest, are today very desirable and collectable. This unsigned, anonymous artist Gold Country work is painted on canvas laid on board, and it measures 21 1/2" by 25 3/4" (" by " as framed). Note the American flag on the mountain and the tiny figures in their colorful shirts and overalls, working the gullies. There is vertical creasing from the painting having been rolled, and considerable inpainting, and some disturbed surface, as at upper right. More photos upon request. Despite the condition issues, the painting is a scarce historical work dealing with a short but very important period in the nation's history, when people from points east headed to California to seek their fortune in the search for the elusive yellow metal, in the process acquiring the name "The 49ers". The folk art aspect is undeniable, as the flag, the naive figures and composition show the artist was talented yet still not a "fine" and highly trained painter. Shipping wizard figures are guesstimates. SEE HUNDREDS OF OTHER WORKS NOW IN MY SHOP.

Item ID: JB02355

Early California art 19th century naive painting of Gold Country landscape with miners circa 1870

Early California art 19th century naive painting of Gold Country landscape with miners circa 1870
Early California art 19th century naive painting of Gold Country landscape with miners circa 1870
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Early California art 19th century naive painting of Gold Country landscape with miners circa 1870
Early California art 19th century naive painting of Gold Country landscape with miners circa 1870
Early California art 19th century naive painting of Gold Country landscape with miners circa 1870
Early California art 19th century naive painting of Gold Country landscape with miners circa 1870

Paintings and art dealing with the California Gold Rush mining period, which lasted for a rather brief period of years, from the late 1840's to only about 1870 at the latest, are today very desirable and collectable. This unsigned, anonymous artist Gold Country work is painted on canvas laid on board, and it measures 21 1/2" by 25 3/4" (" by " as framed). Note the American flag on the mountain and the tiny figures in their colorful shirts and overalls, working the gullies. There is vertical creasing from the painting having been rolled, and considerable inpainting, and some disturbed surface, as at upper right. More photos upon request. Despite the condition issues, the painting is a scarce historical work dealing with a short but very important period in the nation's history, when people from points east headed to California to seek their fortune in the search for the elusive yellow metal, in the process acquiring the name "The 49ers". The folk art aspect is undeniable, as the flag, the naive figures and composition show the artist was talented yet still not a "fine" and highly trained painter. Shipping wizard figures are guesstimates. SEE HUNDREDS OF OTHER WORKS NOW IN MY SHOP.

Item ID: JB02355

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