Share your favorites on Show & Tell

J. A. Olson Painting of Marie Antoinette

In Victorian Era > Show & Tell.
TKR's likes3 of 14Old family paperweight, need HELP recognizing the label on the bottom Vintage floor standing ashtray
6
Love it
1
Like it

TKRTKR likes this.
MrstyndallMrstyndall loves this.
auraaura loves this.
RadegunderRadegunder loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
Virginia.vintageVirginia.vintage loves this.
JewelsJewels loves this.
See 5 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 6 years ago

    cory2605
    (22 items)

    I purchased this painting at an estate sale and I think it's of Marie Antoinette. The frame is made of a plaster like material because there is a chip on the frame and it appears to be chalky like? On the back it reads J. A. Olson. Does anyone know anything about this company, if it was just a framing company or did they produce framed reproduction paintings, etc.? It looks fairly old. Thanks in advance! Oh, it measures approx. 22 x 18.

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Victorian Era
    See all
    PAIR of 8 x 11-1/2 Victorian Design Wood Corbels - Unfinished (#6108)
    PAIR of 8 x 11-1/2 Victorian Design...
    $49
    Bridge Floor Lamp Shade Victorian Pleated & Fringed Tailor Made Lampshades Brown
    Bridge Floor Lamp Shade Victorian P...
    $175
    12 ANTIQUE Victorian Large Solid Bronze Beehive Door Hardware Doorknobs
    12 ANTIQUE Victorian Large Solid Br...
    $517
    86 Victorian Costume Patterns Vintage Sewing Dressmaking Rare on cd dvd
    86 Victorian Costume Patterns Vinta...
    $8
    logo
    PAIR of 8 x 11-1/2 Victorian Design Wood Corbels - Unfinished (#6108)
    PAIR of 8 x 11-1/2 Victorian Design...
    $49
    See all

    Comments

    1. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      Hi Cory, this is a print, the frame appears to be old. Very nice
    2. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 6 years ago
      Just amazing!
    3. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Rather Louis XV than Louis XVI style for the sitter!
    4. Waynenparker, 4 years ago
      My father and I worked at J.A. Olson in the late 1950's to mid 1960.
      The frame could have been made anywhere from the early 1950's to the 1980's.The factory was located in Winona, Mississippi.

      Wayne N. Parker
    5. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
      It is a 20th century, decorator print.

      scott

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.