SOLD! for $2,185.00.
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John Jay Barber (Ohio,1840-1910) Hudson River style landscape depicting a mountainous terrain with river. A man dressed in jacket and boots is fishing in the scene. A railroad track encircles the mountain at right. Signed and dated, 1886,lower right. "Jay Barber won several awards for his artwork, including several awards from the Ohio State Fair. He exhibited his works at the National Academy of Design in the 1880ís. In 1882, Rutherford B. Hayes purchased a painting of a cow painted by J. Jay Barber. An image of the painting can be seen at the Object Catalog of the R. B. Hayes Presidential Center." courtesy of Sandusky History blogspot. Housed in an outstanding period giltwood and composition framewith plain rabbet band and elaborate outer moldings including bead and ring, leaf and tulip, and rose and ribbon motifs. Condition: repaired 2" tear to left side mountains, 1/16" hole near center (in trees). Frame appears to retain some of its original gilding with some wear and scattered losses. 18" H x 32" W sight, 32 1/2 " H x 46 1/2 " W framed, American, late 19th century. Provenance: Nashville collection; purchased by consignor's parents from the estate of R.S. Rhodes