Folk art landscape painting, o/c, attributed to John Blunt. The view is looking toward the White Mountains in NH. Framed in a period gold leaf frame. Circa 1826.
John Blunt, (1798-1835), was born in Portsmouth, NH. He opened up an art instruction school there in 1825 and moved to Boston in 1831. Blunt died of yellow fever aboard ship in 1835. Due to his early death, his work is relatively scarce.
Provenance: Purchased at Sotheby’s, 1989. Add'l information on provenance listed on the reverse side of the painting.
Dimensions: 28” x 40”; Viewed Area: 24” x 36”
Item No. 190246