Clementine Reuben Hunter (Louisiana, 1886-1988) oil on canvasboard folk art painting titled "Wash Day" depicting a figure seated in a chair, presumably doing laundry against a brighty colored abstract background, rendered in impasto style. Monogram signature lower right. Pencil inscription en verso with artist's name, title, and date "12/7/85" with "age 99". Additional date of Feb. 1986 inscribed in marker along with B-223. Housed in a wooden frame. Sight – 13 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W. Framed – 16 1/4" H x 20 1/4" W. Note: we wish to thank Thomas Whitehead for confirming the authenticity of this painting. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: Overall very good condition.
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