American & Modern Painting Online Auction

February 25, 2016

LOT 23
19th Century Primitive  School
  • 19th Century Primitive  School
  • 19th Century Primitive  School

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19th Century Primitive School, North American

...CONESTOGA...THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE...(SETTLERS IN FRONT OF A LOG CABIN), WATERLOO REGION, ONTARIO

Oil on canvas; with lengthy indistinct handwritten inscription along the bottom under the paint
13" x 17" — 33 x 43.2 cm.

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $480
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

This charming folk art canvas depicts the log schoolhouse, one of the earliest extant urban buildings in the Waterloo Region of Ontario. It was built by the German Mennonite city founders on land that was donated by Abraham Erb in 1820.


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Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Medium: Paintings