An exceptional pair of portraits of "Henry Ehle" and Anna Bellinger, Chittenango, NY. A vigorous pair of primitive portraits in original untouched condition in their original black painted frames. Oil on canvas, circa 1838. Mr. Ehle holds a copy of The Chittenango Herald dated October 31, 1838. To the left of the sitter is a figure struggling with a lion, on the right the Chittenango Falls. Ex. Collection: The Gnarlehedge House in Skaneateles, New York. 37 1/4 x 31 1/4 inches framed. Illustrated: The Magazine Antiques, "Folk Art Here and There" (August, 1953): p. 128.
Antiques and Fine Art is the leading site for antique collectors, designers, and enthusiasts of art and antiques. Featuring outstanding inventory for sale from top antiques & art dealers, educational articles on fine and decorative arts, and a calendar listing upcoming antiques shows and fairs.