Painted Wood Scarecrow Bust, New England, c. 1900-10, the blue-eyed man with exaggerated cowlick, carved features, and blue-painted eyes, joined with strips of rubber, ht. 26 in., hangs from a rope and iron ring.
Provenance: Kronen Gallery, New York, 1975.
Literature: Illustrated in Roger Ricco and Frank Maresca, American Primitive: Discoveries in Folk Sculpture (New York: Little, Knopf, 1988), p. 44, fig. 51.
Note: This figure was reportedly found hanging in an apple tree.
The Marvill Collection
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