Exceptional folk art river painting, oil on canvas, signed “H.G. Harriett”. The painting features an early paddle steamer with several people on board, a barge carrying hay and a beautiful rainbow in the background. The painting has all the attributes of American folk art, yet the paddle steamer appears to be flying the French flag. The painting is framed in a period gold leaf frame and dates from the 19th century.
Dimensions: 17½” x 21½”; Viewed Area: 13½” x 27½”
Item No. 180086