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1967 Water Gouache Folk-art Painting of Amish Farm in Winter By John Kauffman

  • $ 217.77

Description: A very nice signed water color and gouache framed painting. The painting is of an Amish farm scene in the winter. The colorful painting shows a farm house in the forefront with a barn in the back. There is a covered bridge over a creek. There is snow everywhere you look. There is also Amish people riding buggies as well as a one-horse red sled. There are children playing and a person skating on a frozen pond. The art work is covered with glass that is held in place with a wooden off-white frame and the piece is then framed with a nicely decorated and ornate wooden frame. The piece has brown paper backing with a wire stretching across to hang from. The image is well done and the wooden frame looks great with it. The brown and gold frame has some minor scratches but is intact and has lots of character. The brown paper backing has a tear, which we show in the photos. The artwork is signed and dates "John Kauffman 1967" in bottom center. A very nice vintage folk-art piece of worthy of a spot in your collection or would look good as a decorative accent. Please view photos as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1967. 

Origin: Recently acquired at an estate sale in Southeast Pennsylvania. 

Size: The piece measure ~13 1/4" by ~11 1/4" with the artwork being ~9 1/2" by ~7 1/2". The piece weighs about one pound and 12 ounces. 

Artist: John Kauffman.

Marks: Signed John Kauffman 1967 lower center. 

Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nice hand painted folk-art water color that is nicely framed in good condition ready to hang. It would make a worthy addition to your collection. 

Condition: The piece is in very good condition with no breaks and no repairs. The wooden frame is in good condition with some minor scratches and surface marks. The art work itself is intact and looks great. The backing is mostly intact except for a tear in the upper left corner and a few small punctures here and there along the edges. The piece is ready to hang and would make a nice addition to your collection of folk-art paintings. Please view photos to appreciate the beauty of the piece and for additional condition information.

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