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Pair of Oil Portraits of Children In North Carolina circa 1830

Pair of Oil Portraits of Children In North Carolina circa 1830


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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1389849
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Pair of Oil Portraits of Children In North Carolina circa 1830. Rare pair of early folk art portraits of children in Southern United States during the 1830s. These oil paintings on canvas measure 30 inches tall by 24 inches wide and depict a brother and sister from North Carolina during the 1830s. These oil portrait paintings measure 39 inches tall by 33 inches wide in what appears to be matching original Sully frames. The boy grew up and joined the military and was unfortunately killed in the Civil War. The mountains behind the girl suggest the area west of Winston Salem, North Carolina.