Medium is oil on canvas board done in a folk art/Outsider Art style; reminiscent of Clementine Hunter. No signature that I can note but I have not removed the piece from the frame to look for inscriptions or finger prints. Framed in its original mid century white and gold painted molded wood frame. Backed with brown paper and ready to hang.
Clean, bright and vibrant with no scuffs scrapes damage or wear; very well preserved. Frame shows just gentle wear. Clementine Hunter (pronounced Clementeen) (late December 1886 or early January 1887 January 1, 1988) was a self-taught Black folk artist. Who lived and worked on Melrose Plantation. Hunter was born into a Louisiana Creole.
Family at Hidden Hill Plantation near Cloutierville. She started working as a farm laborer when young, and never learnt to read or write. In her fifties, she began to sell her paintings, which soon gained local and national attention for their complexity in depicting Black Southern life in the early twentieth century. Clementine Hunter produced an estimated 5,000 to 10,000 paintings in her lifetime. Hunter was granted an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts.Degree by Northwestern State University of Louisiana. In 1986, and she is the first African-American artist to have a solo exhibition at the present-day New Orleans Museum of Art. In 2013, director Robert Wilson. Presented a new opera about her, entitled. Zinnias: the Life of Clementine Hunter. Measures 9 x 12 and 13 7/8 x 10 7/8 with the frame. Please enjoy the photos for further item details and if you have any questions feel free to ask. Thank you and be sure to check out our other listings!
The item "60s Black African American Outsider Folk Art Oil Painting Clementine Hunter Styl" is in sale since Monday, June 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "massachusettsantiques" and is located in Northfield, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.