John Bunyan (J.B.) Bristol (American, 1826 - 1909), oil on canvas landscape painting. Ca. mid to late 19th century. Painting shows the influence of the Barbizon / tonalist painters, as well as the Hudson River School. Painting has large breaks in paint and areas of loss, but is good project, candidate for restoration / repair. Minor yellowing of varnish. Painting was in a fire but not directly burned, minor moisture damage. Signed in lower right corner (partial). Framed in gilt wood frame with name plate. Minor wears of loss / wear on frame. Painting measures 11 3/4" wide by 6 3/4" tall (opening), 12 1/4" wide by 7 1/2" tall (canvas), and 22" wide by 17" tall by 3' deep (frame).
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