Description

    EDDIE ARNING (American, 1898-1992)
    Blue Bird
    Crayon on paper
    14-1/2 x 19-1/2 inches (36.8 x 49.5 cm) (sight)
    Signed verso: Eddie Arning

    In 1898, folk artist Edie Arning was born in Kenney, Texas. He was committed to a mental institution in his twenties for unknown reasons. He was encouraged to begin drawing and painting by the institution's crafts instructor, Helen Mayfield, in the 1960s. He is particularly well known for works including birds.


    Condition Report*:

    There appears to be a linear surface scratch or abrasion from the upper left extreme edge to upper right extreme edge; a couple faint hairline creases or surface scratches around bird's feet; not examined outside of frame; framed under glass Framed Dimensions 23 X 27.5 Inches

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    18th Saturday
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