The subject matter of this oil painting is a "Killer Whale" from the TLINGIT Tribe culture. This painting measures about 11 inches high by about 21 3/4 inches across by about 7/8ths of an inch thick. The painting / carving does not have an individual artist's name on it but it does have the original The Craft Shop label attached to the back , which also has hand writing in old fountain ink on it which gives the subject matter and tribe it came from. The work is in very good condition for its age. The wood panel is not warped and there is no paint flaking or restorations.The piece has not been cleaned before so the colors may be a bit oxidized but it gives the work a nice patina. We do not have a lot of things to tell you about this piece. We were also unsuccessful in finding anything or relevance about them through internet searches. They may have been out of business a long time. Also, if there are other pieces around, their labels may be missing so they have passed over the years with out any proper identification.
If you collect vintage and antique Alaskan art and artists this would make a fantastic piece for your collection as there might not be too many pieces by this craft shop available to collectors. The item "ANTIQUE old ALASKA ALASKAN Artist Fine Folk Art OIL PAINTING Carving Artwork $4" is in sale since Wednesday, March 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "unusualfindscompanyinc" and is located in Huntley, Illinois.This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Canada.