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    Description

    OLIN TRAVIS (1888-1975)
    The Crawford Homestead Near St. Paul, Ark., late 1920s to early 1930s
    Oil on canvas
    20in. x 24in.
    Signed lower center
    Signed and titled verso

    In 1926, Olin Travis founded the Dallas Art Institute. and for three or four years after that he ran a summer school called the Ozark Summer School of Paintings. This painting was likely painted during one of the summer sessions. The rich impasto is a result of spontaneous brushstrokes loaded with paint. The painting comes with its original hand-carved frame, likely completed by Travis.





    Condition Report*: Excellent condition with very minor touch up. Period frame in excellent condition.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    19th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,172

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