19th c Antique American Civil War LADY LIBERTY Oil on Canvas ORIG Painting. Rom Bea Arthur's Husband's Estate Robert Alan Aurthur.
Allegedly from the estate of Robert Alan Aurthur (June 10, 1922 November 20, 1978) who was an American screenwriter, director and producer and husband to Actress, Bea Arthur. He was the first husband of actress Beatrice "Bea" Arthur, they divorced in 1950 and had no children together. She used a variation of his surname as her professional name. She is famous for her roles in Maude and The Golden Girls and many other acting accolades. Executed in oil on canvas, the artist depicts Lady Liberty with a Confederate "Stars and Bars" flag at her feet, a snake peeking from underneath, a look of sadness captured in her expression as a mother with her two small children cower at her side.A warzone depicted along the front of the painting with a soldier looking towards an unseen foe. Unsigned, the artwork overall measures approx. 26-1/2" by 22-1/2" with a sight size of 23-1/2" by 19-1/2". There is age wear with craquelure to the canvas, a tiny slit along the top, visible stretcher shadow, a few tiny flakes around the edges, four small repairs visible along the back and a puncture to the bottom left. The item "19th Century Antique American Civil War LADY LIBERTY Oil on Canvas ORIG" is in sale since Friday, October 26, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "mi2cents" and is located in Spring, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.