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SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR FOLK ART "MAINE" ADVERTISING PAINTING, oil on board, titled "MAINE. U.S.N. PAINTED WITH LUCAS C.P. COLORS", with the Maine flying the American flag, signed and dated lower right "T.F. Black / 98". Housed in an old frame.

Condition: Good overall visual condition, with scattered minor to moderate areas of craquelure, and with scattered very minor areas of discoloration and surface losses.

Circa : Dated 1898.

Item Dimensions: 14 1/2" x 24 1/4" sight, 20" x 30".

Provenance : From an Eastern Virginia private collection.

Estimate : 200 - 300

Attribution : John Lucas & Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Catalog Note : Catalogue Note: The Maine sank in the Havana Harbor, February 15, 1898.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $327.25
Estimate: $200.00 - $300.00
Number Bids:5