20x24 oil painting Weary Willie Emmett Kelly clown
Parents bought in 1971 from artist
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The presented object appears to be a painting made in oil or acrylic paint on masonite with the measurements of 24 x 20 inches. The painting depicts the portrait of the actor Emmett Leo Kelly in his role as the clown character "Weary Willy". The painting is signed by the American artist Harold Sleichter ETTER (1911-1972).
Artworks of this artist were rarely recently offered and sold on the international and national auction market and remained often unsold.
This piece is in good condition and there are no serious damages visible.
An estimation would be between 1.000 to 1.500 USD.
This estimation is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparables. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and vary.
With kind regards,