Folk Art Painting of Kosciusko's Tomb

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Folk art painting of Kosciusko’s tomb at West Point, oil on canvas, unsigned. The painting is in very good condition, relined, with very minor in-painting but with craquelure. It is in its original frame, (some frame damage). The painting comes from an important collection, with provenance to the purchaser. Circa 1840, Hudson River School.

General Thaddeus Kosciusko was a Polish engineer and a hero of the American Revolution. He planned and built the fortifications that made West Point almost impregnable and was largely responsible for the American victory at Saratoga that turned the tide of the Revolutionary war.

Dimensions: 33¼” x 27½”; Viewed Area: 28¼” x 22½”

Item No. 180295

Price: $3,900.

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