SOLD ITEM 2790 - Alaskan Eskimo art Scene Oil on Canvas by Colcord Rusty Heurlin

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Eskimo art, This Eskimo painting by "Colcord Heurlin" or Rusty his nick name, measures 22 and one half inches wide by 18 and one half inches tall outside of the frame. This painting has the most wonderful pastel palette and it depicts and Eskimo sitting on ice during the day ice fishing for tomcod. He has just caught a fish that is splashing out of water as he trys to land in. This wonderful painting measures 18 inches wide by 16 inches tall. Colcord "Rusty" Heurlin was born in Christanstad, Sweden, to American parents. He was raised in Wakefield, Massachusetts. He attended art classes at the Fenway School of Illustration in Boston. In 1916 he went to Valdez, served in WWI in Europe and didn't return to Alaska until 1924, where he made his home in Ester, near Fairbanks. During the time between World War I and 1924, he worked as an Illustrator-artist for New York magazines, while he lived in Westport, Connecticut. Heurlin was known for his pastel palette and fall color backgrounds. Good original condition no holes or relining.The painting has only just recently been professionally cleaned and there is no paint loss or chipping paint. The painting does not need restoration. There is some cracqueluer which we show in the photographs provided. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply.
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