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Oil on board. Signed and attr. Oldrich Farsky (American b. 1860) on lower right corner. 5 x 7.25 inches (10.3 x 18.5 cm). Throughout his career Farsky exhibited many different locations including, The Slavic Alliance of Cleveland (1905), Dvorak Park Chicago (1914), The Czech Artists Club (Chicago) (1918) Art Institute of Chicago(1924), and The American Academy of Art, Chicago) (1924). He spent many years in Michigan and it appears that he painted many landscapes of this region. He is known for rich toned landscapes in the American tonalist style as well as charming portraits of everyday life. His son (Aldrich Otto Farsky 1895-1968) was also a painter of some note, but it has been made clear that pieces signed O. Farsky is to be the fathers hand. It is believed that he died in a small town in the suburbs of Chicago called Berwyn, Illinois some time in 1930. PROVENANCE: Private American collection (New York, United States).


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American, 19th century : In our opinion, this work was executed by an unknown hand, and can only be identified by origin (i.e., region, period).

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OLDRICH FARSKY b.1860 American Oil Landscape

Estimate $500 - $1,000
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