P. OHLBRECHT (AMERICAN, 19TH / 20TH CENTURY) FOLK ART LANDSCAPE PAINTING, oil on canvas, featuring duck hunter and dog in a small boat and pond, surrounded by fields and forest in autumnal foliage. Signed lower right. Housed in a 19th-century carved walnut frame with later figured maple liner. Late 19th/early 20th century. 7 3/4" x 12 3/4" sight, 12 3/4" x 18 1/4" OA. Provenance: From a private Loudoun Co., VA collection. Catalogue Note: Little is known about the artist P. Ohlbrecht, but two paintings of New York Harbor signed by Ohlbrecht, one dated 1908 and one dated 1945, were sold at Bonhams in 2011. One of these paintings, is signed "P. Ohlbrecht / Fairlawn, NJ", giving us some indication of the artist's possible place of residence.
Very good condition overall with minor craquelure throughout. Some wear to frame.