This is an ORIGINAL Signed Painting done on velvet around the 1950's -1960's period.We are also offering another one by the same artist...URL SUN225. Black velvet paintings like this were produced in Australia during the 1950's - 1960's often done by various indigenous artists under the one name such as "Martinus"....they were popular as tourist pieces both for local and overseas visitors to tourist areas and markets. In excellent condition this one measures 12" x 9".
At Molloy's MEGA ANTIQUES CENTRE, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
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