PAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. EdwardsPAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. EdwardsPAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. EdwardsPAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. EdwardsPAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. EdwardsPAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. EdwardsPAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. EdwardsPAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. EdwardsPAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. Edwards

PAIR of oil on board landscape paintings in the Hudson River tradition, circa 1880, each 6" by 9 1/2" (10" by 13" in apparently original framing), each signed at lower right "C H Edwards" or "C R Edwards". The scenes depicted are an exceptionally long covered bridge over a river, and a structure adjacent to a small river in a deep valley among the hills. On the frames someone has written, I think in modern times, "C H Edwards". In trying to determine the creator of these nicely executed antique American paintings, I've looked online and came up with inconclusive results. There was a New Jersey-born artist named Clement Reeves Edwards (1820-1898) who migrated to the new "frontier" of Ohio as a youth, then returned to the east coast, only to return again to Cincinnati and finally Louisville, in which cities he became quite well known principally as a portrait artist. The Kentucky Museum in Bowling Green has a number of his works, most of which are portraits. I am attempting to match the signature of these works to the known, curated paintings. Regardless of authorship these are very nicely done; if they be indeed works depicting Kentucky/Ohio, they might be even more desirable and rare. Frames show some wear.

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PAIR Hudson River style 19th century paintings on board possibly by Ohio Valley artist Clement R. Edwards

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