ORIGINAL ERNEST ARCHER (E. A.) "FROG" SMITH
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Sold Date: 07/13/2009
Channel: Online Auction
ORIGINAL E.A. "FROG" SMITHOIL 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. Don't miss out! Condition : Painting is in great condition. Painting has a little bowing. Piece is being sold As-Is PLEASE NOTE: Ask all pertinent questions before bidding. We are closed on weekends and holidays. All inquiries will be answered before close of auction as long as we receive it before 4:30 pm EST. Reserves are not disclosed. Buyer pays all related shipping costs. Details Condition See description . Payment and Shipping info Payment Options Credit Cards can be called in at . Bruce Kodner Galleries, Inc. PO Box 1348 Lake Worth , FL 33460 Or paypal to :
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