English naive school country dancing
English naive school country dancing

Naive Oil of Country Dancing



English naive school, mid 19th century, unsigned.  Villagers dance in a circle amongst trees holding hands, with a gentleman/huntsman on horseback looking on.  In a period oak veneered frame with gold slip.  Lined, refurbished and ready to hang.


Sight:    10" x 14.5"    (25.5cm x 37cm)


Frame:  14" x 18.5"   ( 35.5cm x 47cm




Ref: 107



Thinly painted and  two dimensional, the artist still manages to capture the fun of a day’s merry making, although the fields, the church and the 'big house' still dominate their lives.