Lot 1021    

Folk Art Portrait of a Frontiersman,
2004, Spring Americana and Decorative Arts, May 22
oil on canvas of a gruff frontiersman wearing an early style overcoat and wide-brimmed hat and smoking a clay pipe. American, 19th century, in gray-painted frame; 31" x 24" (w/o frame), 39.5" x 32.5" (w/frame).

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Relined; VG.
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