Clementine Reuben Hunter (Louisiana, 1886-1988) oil on canvasboard folk art painting, Southern "Nativity" or "Mary with Child" scene, depicting with young girls in brightly colored dresses bringing flower bouquets to Mary and child Jesus, seated under a tree; house in the background and thin band of sky at top, over a light pink background. Monogram signature lower right. Housed in a molded wood frame with linen matte. Sight – 13 1/2" H x 17 1/4" W. Framed – 17 1/2" H x 21 1/2" W. American, circa 1980. Note: we wish to thank Thomas Whitehead for confirming the authenticity of this painting. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: Some minor flaking upper left corner, abrasions lower right corner. Frame with scattered abrasions and wear.
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