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
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.