Hudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frameHudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frameHudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frameHudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frameHudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frameHudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frameHudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frameHudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frameHudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frame

This is a late 19th century American painting by an anonymous artist, from the heart of the Victorian age. It measures 16" by 24" on the original stretchers (21 1/4" by 30" including the frame and probably original red velvet liner). The peaceful scene includes a lake with eight ducks in the foreground, a shore in the foreground, two rowboats at right, a quaintly undersized man and woman in Victorian garb at left, overhanging dark trees, a small waterfall emanating from a mill, and distant low mountains. All in all it is absolutely typical of American painting at the time. Over the 125 or so years since its creation it has acquired a lot of dirt, a 1 1/4" puncture in the sky, and a 4" vertical tear at left. The frame is the classic lemon-gilt of the time. It is in better than average shape with some losses at upper left and upper right. Just the frames like this can easily sell for over $300 back in the eastern states. Let me know if you'd like more photos. .

Item ID: JB0918

Hudson River style circa 1880 primitive American landscape painting original gilt frame

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