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Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed

Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed

Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed   Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed
This is a wonderful and extremely rare American Reconstruction Era Black Folk Art oil painting on canvas, depicting a little girl who resembles Topsy, and her small brother as they check the chimney for Santa Claus. Old, tattered stockings are hanging over a fireplace. The little girl holds a candle, while her frightened brother looks on from behind her back. Signed Kittie Thew on verso and dated December 1890, only 30+ years since the end of slavery. A Very Early example of African American folk art, and a really rare gem for any collector to own.

Signed Thew in bottom left corner. Approximately 22 x 18 inches. This painting, which is both African-American Folk Art, and Christmas themed, is a Holy Grail for collectors of this subject.

This is worthy of a full restoration and a wonderful, gilded period frame. The item "Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed" is in sale since Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "willsusa_utzeqm" and is located in Orange, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Russian federation, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.

  • Size: Medium (up to 36in.)
  • Region of Origin: US
  • Artist: Kittie Thew
  • Style: Americana
  • Painting Surface: Canvas
  • Medium: Oil
  • Date of Creation: 1800-1899
  • Year: 1890
  • Features: Signed
  • Width (Inches): 18
  • Subject: Children & Infants
  • Originality: Original
  • Height (Inches): 22


Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed   Antique 1800s Black Folk Art Oil Painting, Christmas, Civil War Signed