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Oil on canvas, framed. Featuring colorful portrayal of a cartoon-like street scene. Signed "A.V. Motley" in the bottom right corner. Slight cracking in oil. Attributed to Archibald John Motley, Jr (1891-1981, American). 137 x 79 cm (54 x 31 inches). Framed size: 141 x 83 cm (55.5 x 32.75 inches). PROVENANCE: This lot carries limited provenance from a Southern Italian estate


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Archibald Motley American Oil on Canvas

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500Jan 30, 2020
Starting Price $500
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