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WWI Polychromed Wood Carved Folk Art

Currency:USD Category:Antiques Start Price:20.00 USD Estimated At:150.00 - 300.00 USD
WWI Polychromed Wood Carved Folk Art
WWI Polychromed Wood Carved Folk Art Of A Field Soldier. Estimated more than 100 yrs old. American art is visual art and started with colonial art on the East Coast where artists initially relied on Europe trends. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, artists primarily painted portraits, and some landscapes in a style based mainly on English painting. Furniture-makers imitating English styles and similar craftsmen were also established in the major cities, but in the English colonies, locally made pottery remained resolutely utilitarian until the 19th century, with fancy products imported. But in the later 18th century Americans gave the first sign of an emerging force in Western art. In the early 19th century the infrastructure to train artists who began to produce Romantic paintings of American landscapes. The American Revolution produced a demand for patriotic art, especially history painting, while other artists recorded the frontier country. A parallel development taking shape in rural America was the American craft movement, which began as a reaction to the industrial revolution. After World War II, New York replaced Paris as the center of the art world. Since then many American movements have shaped Modern and Postmodern art. (Wikipedia) Size and weight is provided in the last photo of this lot if not written within the lot description. All photos represent the lot condition and may contain unseen imperfections in addition to the information provided. All items are described to the best of our abilities. Please communicate all questions and concerns prior to bidding. Please read our terms and conditions for more details. Good luck bidding.