2001 Framed Hand Colored Drawing Colorful Bird Tree and Tulips Folk Art By Jonathan Bastian
Description: A very nice and unusual framed Folk Art drawing in the best Pennsylvania Dutch tradition. This beautiful hand colored piece shows a bird tree with colorful birds perched on branches in the tree. There is also two Tulip flowers at the base of the tree. This colorful blue, red, yellow, and green drawing is signed JB 2001 for Jonathan Bastian 2001. This represents an unusual work by Mr. Bastian since he is actually a wood carver who originated in Pennsylvania and now lives in Virginia. The small drawing ins on white paper and we believe it is drawn with color [pencil and is installed in a deep painted wood frame and covered with glass. The frame is colored with yellow wavy lines over brown. It has a loop on top to hang from. The piece is nicely framed and is in great condition ready to be hung on your wall. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Dated 2001.
Origin: Purchased at an estate sale in Southeastern, Pennsylvania.
Size: The frame measures ~6 1/4" by ~5 1/4" and is ~1 5/8" deep, while the art itself measures ~4" by ~2 3/8". The piece weighs about nine ounces.
Artist: Jonathan Bastian.
Marks: Signed and dated "JB 2001" bottom center.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nice piece of a modern Pennsylvania Dutch art hand drawn and colored by an accomplished artist, who gained his fame as a wood worker making this piece very unusual. It would make a nice decorative piece or a great addition to your collection of Pennsylvania Dutch art collection.
Condition: The piece is in excellent condition with no losses and the frame is in excellent condition. The drawing is well done with no damage or losses. The frame has a few minor scratches and a couple of minor bumps. The backing is intact with no losses or damage. The piece is clean and ready to hang on your wall. Please review the photos for additional condition information.
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