H947 19th century Folk Art hand-painted Theorem on velvet – signed by artist – ‘GINA’. Theorem features a still life of an open weave oval basket containing a beautifully arranged abundance of fruits with accents of tendrils and leaves. The various well-positioned fruits include a pomegranate, pear, lemon, and peaches. Beautiful use of colors and shading adds to the visual appeal. Nicely framed in what appears to be the original frame, however not the original backing. Writing on back indicates this was from the private collection of “Mr. and Mrs. Donald K. Hamblett, Owners – 60 Miles St., Millbury, Mass. 01527”.
Framed measurements: 28 ¼” wide x 19” tall x 1 ¼” deep. Viewing area is 25 3/8” wide x 16” tall