Charming and unusual early 20th-century painting by an unknown artist, depicting a young sailor and his 'sweetheart' sending love notes to one another by way of messenger doves. Oil paint on velvet cloth. In fine condition. Sight 35.75 x 16.5 inches (90.8 x 42 cm.); nicely framed to an overall size of 37.5 x 18 inches (95.25 x 45.7 cm.).
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