I really love this genre oil on canvas painting. It depicts five children in late 19th or early 20th century dress in the business of training pigeons. Training pigeons was a popular pastime for people during this time; homing pigeons and other. The oldest boy is pulling open the cage door from a distance with a wire or string. The other children look on with anticipation. The entire scene appears to be at the rear of a building or possibly a house. Nicely done and signed lower right 'Burr'. There are many painters with the last name of Burr; I do not know the exact painter of this piece. Contained in a 20th century gesso frame in very good condition. Size of the canvas is approximately 24 high and 36 wide. From a private New York collection. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Either email us or your are welcome to call at our store on Friday, or Saturday at 574-594-9100. We will help arrange shipping for you; our experience with large or small has been excellent. We do offer an easy layaway program. Usually just 20% down with the remaining term somewhat negotiable---we try to be very flexible on this. Just email to discuss layaway terms. We guarantee everything we sell to be authentic - no exceptions. We have been in business over 30 years and our reputation is without flaw. Contact us for further information about our store and our online catalog which has photos of all of our current inventory. We normally have additional photos in our catalog. Thanks for looking!
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