American Folk Art Sailor Teddy Bear with Heart Original Painting Art on Wood 1985
This wonderful American folk art painting on a wood panel was done in 1985. It is signed on the back --- Clem’s Barn ’85 GN NY. The bear is painted on a large shaped pine panel. He is wearing a sailor shirt, and he is holding a big red heart. The heart looks quilted, with a blue dot in each corner of the diamond shaped sections. The artist has depicted the bear’s fur with a “squiggly” / combed technique (with two shades of brown).
Lean the bear against a wall, as we have, or you can put a hook or a wire on the back to hang it as wall décor.
This is a great work of original folk art for a teddy bear collector. This Great Neck ( Long Island ), New York bear will be a focal point of your teddy bear decor and collection.
The pine wood panel is 11“ wide at the base. It is 26“ tall at the ears. The panel is 1/2“ thick.
It is in good / pre-owned / vintage condition. There are some rubs / abrasions / scratches from age / handling.
All of the art work and collectibles being sold by Adams-Byrd have been collected and selected one at a time by the proprietor, an art historian with many years of training and experience in university art history departments, museums, galleries and historic sites both in the U.S. and abroad. Our small family business has been based in the Washington, D.C. area for many years. Our online presence has now replaced our brick & mortar locations. The art and collectibles that we are offering to discerning shoppers are special and unique pieces that have been carefully “curated” by us.
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