"King Bird"

"King Bird"

James Bard (1815-1897), New York, dated "1855"

oil on canvas laid down to Masonite

29 ½” x 52”

Signed, dated and inscribed lower right “Picture Drawn & Painted by James Bard, 1855./ 162 Perry St. New York/ August… 12”

Provenance: John Lee Pratt; Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wiltshire, III; Estate of Joan Harmon Van Metre

Exhibition: Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Museum, and traveling, “American Folk Painting: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wiltshire III,” 29 November 1977 – June 1979 (cat. no. 46); New York, Museum of American Folk Art, “Celebrate the Hudson,” 28 October – 2 November 1980.

Literature: Peluso, Jr., The Bard Brothers: Painting America Under Steam and Sail (1997), p. 168.

Dealer Olde Hope Antiques, Inc.
Date: dated "1855"
Origin New York
Artist/Maker James Bard (1815-1897)
Measurements 29 1/2" x 52"
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://www.OldeHope.com
Price $57,000
Contact Edwin Hild/Patrick Bell, 215-297-0200 or  info@OldeHope.com

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