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Posters and Prints1083 of 2359WANTED  POSTER 1980  MARIJUANA  Probably only poster left in existanceM. Darling Wasconabie American Indian print
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Posted 5 years ago


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This is an original Art Deco pencil and watercolor painting. It is called "The Postmortem" artist signature is "J. L. S"

The painting is 14cm by 14cm. The frame is 30cm by 30cm.

I was given it as a gift when I left my first Senior Nurses job in North Sydney. That was in 1984.

I love the colours and the emotions that are evoked in each character's place in the scene.

I welcome any thoughts or info on its providence or further identity of the artist!


  1. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 5 years ago
    This is delightful! I expected to have an easy job of finding the artist, but I did not find the artist. : ) Is it truly a 'watercolor' and pencil work, or could it be a pochoir? The sharply delineated bands of "gleam" in the hair are quite distinctive. Hope someone can ID it further for you. Wonderful gift, and so glad that you posted this beautiful work.
  2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    This is from the Art deco era form the 1920's ....

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