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ORIGINAL ERNEST ARCHER (E. A.) "FROG" SMITH
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ORIGINAL ERNEST ARCHER (E. A.) "FROG" SMITH

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Sold Date: 07/13/2009
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay



ORIGINAL E.A. "FROG" SMITH

OIL ON PANEL IN FRAME

HER

Raconteur and Folk Historian

Description

Original Ernest Archer (E. A.) "Frog" Smith
in frame. Depicts a country scene with a fairy passing local people. Signed lower right.

History: E. A. Smith, Sr. (Ft. Myers) actively worked in every part of Florida. Born in 1896, Smith worked as a yard sweeper, blacksmith, machinist, oiler, steam locomotive operator, lumberman,harmonica player, alligator hunter, and frog-gigger. The last occupation earned him his nickname of "Frog."
Smith was a talented self-taught painter who depicted scenes from Florida’s past that lived in his memory. He was also an excellent storyteller and folk historian. Smith demonstrated at the Smithsonian Institution’s Festival of American Folklife and the Florida Folk Festival.

Dimensions: 17 3/4 " Height x 28 1/8 " Width

1 1/2" Frame Thickness.

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Condition : Painting is in great condition. Painting has a little bowing. Piece is being sold As-Is

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Details

Condition

See description .

Payment and Shipping info

Payment Options

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Bruce Kodner Galleries, Inc.

PO Box 1348

Lake Worth , FL 33460

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Shipping

USPS Priority Mail within the continental US, or International shipping quotes please email us or call . We ship USPS Priority Mail International, & FedEx International Economy®
Will Ship Internationally

Sales Tax

6.50% for In-State Residents

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