1920s Folk Art Locomotive, Steamboat & Farm Americana Oil on Board

Sparse w/vibrant colors and endearingly amateur proportions.


Painted on a one-inch thick scrap wood panel with case constructed frame, like a trade sign might have been, this was likely completed by a workmen doubling as an itinerant artist. Hard not to think of the early work of Pittsburgh’s John Kane. 


Seen from the hillside, the crystal blue sky frames an entire agrarian turned early industrial town (identified as Salt Run Ohio in the grass).


TINY steam locomotive races towards the P.R.R. trestle bridge w/steamboat on the river in view and farm stead along the banks.


Frame w/hand carved bevels and Pennsylvania (also the railroad’s logo) Keystone.

Dealer Natalie M. Curley
Date: 1920s
Origin American
Artist/Maker Anonymous
Measurements 12x19
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website https://curleysantiques.com/
Price 3000
Contact Natalie Curley, 412 573 1352 or  curleysden@gmail.com

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