2 Oil on Canvas Paintings, Portrait & Landscape. 1st item – Oil on canvas portrait of a bearded gentleman wearing a bow tie and gold watch chain and holding a cigar, against a green and red draped backdrop. Unsigned, but subject is likely from East Tennessee. Sight – 28 3/4" H x 22 1/2" W. Framed – 32 5/8" H x 26 1/2" W. 19th century. 2nd item – Small folk art landscape oil on canvas depicting a mountain stream in the foreground with mountains in the background. Pencil inscription en verso reading "Nellie Chandler, Col. O. P. Sample, found in Boston, Mass." Newer molded frame. Sight: 6-5/8" H x 9-1/2" W, Frame: 8-5/8" H x 11-1/2" W. 19th century. Provenance: A Knoxville, TN estate. Condition: 1st item – Canvas laid down on paneled wood. Approx. 4" tear to the lower left of face. Approx. 3" tear to upper right margin. Two holes to mid-right margin and some "bubbling". 2nd item – Repaired hole in tree on right.
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