This is an Antique Oil Painting on Canvas depicting the Ruins of an Old Building along a Riverbank . A Female sits on the near bank viewing the scene across the River . The artist painted the figure and foliage in a Folksy Manner in fact the entire painting can be considered " Folk Art " . This artist obviously held natural talent yet his / her hand is still Primitive . The sky is painted in beautiful shades of Blue and Salmon / Pink .