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"Wishing On A Star." Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
What a touching acrylic on canvas painting from great Welsh Naive School artist Therese James.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

The Peaceful Valley. Naive School painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
The Peaceful Valley is a charming acrylic on box canvas study of rural Welsh life. Whether a mining or a farming community this painting evokes the geography, culture and people of t...
Category

2010s Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Extraordinary 19th Century English Naïve School Still Life Painting
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Early 19th Century English Naïve School still life painting of the larder, Oil on Canvas laid onto board, restored. Circa 1820.
Category

Antique Early 19th Century European Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint

South American Naive School
Located in San Francisco, CA
Fantastic South American painting in the Naive or Folk style. Very fun and busy oil on canvas measuring 14 inches wide by 9 3/4 high. Frame measures 16 1/4 high by 12 1/4 wide.
Category

Late 20th Century Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

  • South American Naive School
  • South American Naive School
  • South American Naive School
  • South American Naive School
H 9.75 in. W 14 in.
Sunday Song, Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
Traditions are important in Wales. This painting from Therese takes a peek at the Sunday morning outing to chapel. Wearing their Sunday best the villagers head out and catch up on al...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Outsider Art Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Ducking and Diving. Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
Ducking and Diving. More joyful art from Welsh artist Therese James Just enjoy the happiness and simplicity and wish that you were there Deep Box Canvas
Category

2010s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Donkey Days . Contemporary Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
Seaside holidays are a folk memory for millions; whether it's memories of ice cream & candy floss, scary fairground rides or penny arcades. One of the most cherished memories for man...
Category

2010s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Starry Night. Contemporary Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
It's just impossible not to smile when you look at Therese James's paintings. She watches all the comings & goings of daily life and transfers it to beautiful, insightful paintings. ...
Category

2010s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"A Boat Called Hope." Contemporary Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
Chirpy, bobbing boats are a large part of the Welsh coastline narrative. These little boats set out daily to catch a crop of shellfish and fish. Each craft is cheerfully painted and ...
Category

2010s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Northern Fair: Contemporary Naive School Oil Painting
By Simeon Stafford
Located in Brecon, Powys
Harking back to his roots in this picture Simeon Stafford has captured, in a whirling scene of colourful chaos all the elements that made travelling fairs such magical places for adu...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Out With My Birds." Contemporary Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
Therese James paints a perfectly observed scene of Welsh life. She has characters that we all know, human and animal, and in her work she narrates the lives of these villages. As a l...
Category

2010s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

"Montauk Point Lighthouse" Contemporary British Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
From the "Living The Dream" Series comes Therese James' lovely painting of this most iconic of lighthouses. Standing on the easternmost point of Long Island it's New York States fir...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Canvas

Naive School Marine Oil Painting, Warships off Gibraltar, C.1910
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful naive oil painting of warships off Gibraltar Great muted colors in unrestored condition Oil on canvas. Unframed Unsigned. Artist unknown.   
Category

Vintage 1910s English Folk Art Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Naive School Oil Painting of a Monk, 17th Century
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful naive oil painting of a monk Great muted colors in unrestored condition Oil on canvas. No stretcher. There is another religious painting on the verso Unsigned. Art...
Category

Antique Late 17th Century Dutch Renaissance Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Sunny Days In Our Happy Place. Contemporary Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
The sunshine just flows from this canvas, all of us have a happy place we can retreat to and recharge. In Wales from mountains to coast there's a plethora of happy places to discover...
Category

2010s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Open Day At The Docks: Contemporary Naive School Oil painting
By Simeon Stafford
Located in Brecon, Powys
A really exiting day out for the people off to the docks to get a behind the scenes look at an environment that’s usually out of bounds. The feel of the suppressed excitement is quit...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil Pastel

Mid 20th Century Still Life, 'Naive School' Vase of Flowers
Located in Cotignac, FR
French 'Naive' mid 20th century oil on board painting of flowers in a vase by Madeleine Luka. Signed bottom right, presented in period carved wood frame. There is a title written on ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Modern Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil Pastel, Oil, Gouache, Board

Naïve Art Hudson River School Landscape with Cattle and Mountains
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful late 19th Century Hudson River School painting of New York with cattle in stream and mountains in background by Ida Belle Fowler (American 1855-1924), circa 1890. Provenanc...
Category

1890s Hudson River School Landscape Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

Naive Painting of Animals c1962 by Chinese School Child
Located in FR
Naive Painting of Animals c1962 by a Chinese School Child Labels on back of paper indicate this is from a methodist School in China and was sponsored by the 'United Daily News' Char...
Category

Mid-20th Century Animal Paintings

Materials

Paper, Gouache

Late Naive English School "Bull Broke Loose" Bull Baiting Oil on Canvas
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A late 18th century oil on canvas depicting a bull baiting scene In England during the time of Queen Anne, bull-baiting was practised in London at Hockley-in-the-Hole, twice a we...
Category

Antique Late 18th Century English Folk Art Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Maple

20th Century Naive School Painting
Located in London, GB
Of a Wine Merchants on the Village Green English Naive School Oils on Canvas Signed C. James and Dated 1921 16.25" high x 20.25" wide (Framed)
Category

Early 20th Century English Paintings

20th Century Naive School Painting
H 16.25 in. W 20.25 in. D 1 in.
English Naive School Still Life Painting
Located in London, GB
Oils On Canvas Still Life Depicting a Days Catch, Rod and Creel Within a Vintage Moulded Oak Frame with Gilt Slip The Stretcher Later Inscribed to Reverse 'Eric with my best love....
Category

Antique 19th Century English Paintings

  • English Naive School Still Life Painting
  • English Naive School Still Life Painting
  • English Naive School Still Life Painting
  • English Naive School Still Life Painting
H 30.5 in. W 35 in. D 1 in.
English Naive School Portrait
Located in London, GB
Of a Seated Child in a White Dress Oils on Canvas within Period Gilt Frame English, c.1830 18½” wide x 20½” high (framed) 12½” wide x 15” high (unframed) This charming small c...
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Antique 19th Century English Paintings

  • English Naive School Portrait
  • English Naive School Portrait
  • English Naive School Portrait
  • English Naive School Portrait
H 20.5 in. W 18.5 in. D 1 in.
English Naive School Painting
Located in London, GB
Inscribed to Verso “Saint Michael’s Church, Melbourne, Derbyshire. Drawn by John Rose, 1864.” English, c.1864 11" high x 14.5" wide A wonderful example of genuine British naive...
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Antique 19th Century English Paintings

  • English Naive School Painting
  • English Naive School Painting
  • English Naive School Painting
  • English Naive School Painting
H 11 in. W 14.5 in. D 0.25 in.
English Naive School Painting
Located in London, GB
Of a Saddled Hunter and Favoured Hound Oils on Canvas English Naïve School, c1770 Signed lower left “Jno Read Bedford” In Original Carved Frame Stretcher Inscribed “Butler Carv...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Paintings

  • English Naive School Painting
  • English Naive School Painting
  • English Naive School Painting
  • English Naive School Painting
H 20 in. W 23.5 in. D 1 in.
English Naive School Painting of a Horse
Located in London, GB
W. Williams. Naïve portrait of a bay hunter with a village in the background. Oils on wood panel. Signed "W Williams" and dated "1803". English, probably Kent, circa 1803 Measu...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Paintings

English Naive School Painting of a Horse
H 35.5 in. W 46.5 in. D 1 in.
19th Century Naive School Portrait
Located in London, GB
Portrait of Fred Archer on ‘Ormonde’ Inscribed to Verso Oils on Board English, c 1870 10.25" high x 12.25" wide ( Framed)
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Antique 19th Century English Paintings

  • 19th Century Naive School Portrait
  • 19th Century Naive School Portrait
  • 19th Century Naive School Portrait
  • 19th Century Naive School Portrait
H 10.25 in. W 12.25 in. D 1 in.
Fine English Naïve School Topographical Watercolor Drawing
Located in London, GB
Inscribed "Drawn 1845", "South View of Malpas Church" and Signed "G Harding" Pen, ink and watercolor on paper English, circa 1845.     
Category

Antique 19th Century British Folk Art Paintings

Materials

Paint

Fous Jean, French Naïve School Oil on Panel La Noce, circa 1951
By Jean Fous
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
An exciting and decorative small oil on panel, The Wedding French naïve school, circa 1951. Measurements unframed: H 9.44 in., W 22.04 in. Measurements with frame: H 12.99 in., W...
Category

Mid-20th Century French Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Scottish Naive School Horse Portrait of Prize Winning Stallion
Located in London, GB
"The Emperor" Painted by Archer Oils on canvas Scottish, circa 1848 Measures: 23 ¼" high x 28 ¼" wide.
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Scottish Paintings

A Group of Three Fine and Impressive Naive School Family Portraits
Located in London, GB
Oils on Canvas, Retaining the Original Decorative, Painted Wood and Gesso Frames C.1840 Graphically powerful and important large scale naive family folk art portraits, depicting a mo...
Category

Antique 19th Century British Folk Art Paintings

Materials

Paint

French Provincial Naïve School Oil on Canvas of a Rural Scene, 1880, M. Gilbert
Located in Bedford, Bedfordshire
In entirely original condition, the provincial oil on canvas painting of a youth with a stallion and hunting dog amidst classic rural French countryside walking upon a track by a riv...
Category

Antique 1880s French French Provincial Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Early 20th Century Landscape, Naive School
Located in London, GB
A charming early 20th century landscape depicting a Hillside village with haystacks, chickens and woodlands. English, Probably West Country, naive school.
Category

Vintage 1930s English Paintings

Early 20th Century Landscape, Naive School
H 0.04 in. W 0.04 in. D 0.04 in.
Pair of Naive School Still Life Oil on Canvas Paintings
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Pair of naive school oil on canvas quirky still life paintings of fruits, amusing single bee feasting on the fruits in each painting. Unrestored condition, as expected wear and craqu...
Category

Vintage 1920s French Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Late 19th Century Large Naive School Still Life Oil on Canvas
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Large Naive School oil on canvas of pike, red gurnard, herring, lobster and mushrooms on the preparation table. Measurement includes the frame. Dimensions: 110 cm x 84 cm x 5 cm.    
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Antique Late 19th Century French Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Collection of Three English Naive School Prized Cattle Oil on Canvas Paintings
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
A collection of three oil on canvas prized cattle paintings. A Bull and presumably his offspring "Young Prince Victor" & "Lady Princess" Named on the mile markers along with the date...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Framed Naive School Oil on Canvas
Located in San Francisco, CA
An amusing English or Continental naive oil on canvas depicting an artist in an outdoor seaside environment. Retains a period walnut frame.
Category

Antique 19th Century Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Impressive Pair of English Naive School Nautical Paintings
Located in Wiscasset, ME
Pair of oil on canvas. Schooner countess of Morley, William Sherriff Master, entering Leghorn Mole December 19th 1849 and William Sherriff Master, 1849. The schooner Countess of M...
Category

Antique 1840s English Folk Art Paintings

19th Century Naïve School Study of a Working Horse in a Landscape Oil on Canvas
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A well executed oil on canvas, naive depiction of a the work horse "Good Luck" by E A Bingley The horse sits within a hazy muted landscape, circa 1850 housed in a reeded gilt pine...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century English Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint

Pair of English Naive School Dog Portraits
Located in London, GB
Twin Portraits of King Charles Spaniels Oils on Canvas Within Faux Rosewood Painted Frames English, c1840 Each is 18" high 22" wide (Framed) An engaging pair of C19th domes...
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Antique 19th Century English Paintings

English Naive School Painting
Located in London, GB
of a Child with Wheelbarrow Feeding a Horse Oils on Canvas English, Signed ‘A. S. Boult.’ And Dated ‘1833’ 23¼” wide x 19” high (framed)
Category

Antique 19th Century English Paintings

  • English Naive School Painting
  • English Naive School Painting
  • English Naive School Painting
  • English Naive School Painting
H 17 in. W 21.25 in. D 1 in.
T. Wolton, English Naive School
Located in London, GB
“Two Prize Spaniels at The Stockton Show” Oils on Canvas
Category

Antique 1880s British Paintings

  • T. Wolton, English Naive School
  • T. Wolton, English Naive School
  • T. Wolton, English Naive School
  • T. Wolton, English Naive School
H 26.5 in. W 36.75 in.
A Rare Group of Four English Naive School House Paintings
Located in London, GB
A Group of Four Rare English Naive School House Portraits Depicting Estate Houses in Their Landscape at Middle Park, Kent Oils on Canvas One Painting Inscribed 'Middle Park, Ke...
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Antique 19th Century English Paintings

English 18th Century Naive School Overmantel Landscape
Located in London, GB
Depicting a Hunt to the Foreground With a Lake, Trees, Boats and Buildings Beyond Oils on Canvas English, c 1740 39” high x 42” wide (Framed) A good early stylised naïve lands...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Paintings

English Naïve School Portrait of Mary Morris from Burley, Culmington, Shropshire
Located in London, GB
Depicted seated, wearing a lace bonnet and holding spectacles.
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Paintings

Materials

Canvas

English Naïve School Oil on Panel of an Imprisoned Man with Wildcats
Located in Bedford, Bedfordshire
The primitive and naive depiction in oils on thick rough-hewn oak panel, showing a young man in period dress slumped to the floor and detained in a prison cell, with a lion to one fl...
Category

Antique 1820s English Paintings

Materials

Oak

French Naïve School Oil on Tin of an Airship by J. Du Bois, circa 1910
Located in Bedford, Bedfordshire
The primitive and naive depiction in oils on tin of an airship marked 353 and BD, flying the French tricolour amongst fluffy clouds on the sky blue ground; the painting inscribed; Di...
Category

Vintage 1910s French Primitive Paintings

Materials

Tin

Fine Early 19th Century English Naive School Portrait of an Infant, circa 1830
Located in Bedford, Bedfordshire
The William IV period oil on board, painted in the naïve style, depicting an infant to bust with pale blue eyes and lace dress on a tan colored and oval shaped ground with gadrooned...
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Paintings

Hudson River School Naive Painting
Located in Hudson, NY
Oil Painting on canvas of an Adirondack or Catskill mountain lake scene. Charming scene of a solitary row boat amidst tall hemlocks and misty mountains. Unsigned, in its original ...
Category

Antique 19th Century American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

  • Hudson River School Naive Painting
  • Hudson River School Naive Painting
  • Hudson River School Naive Painting
  • Hudson River School Naive Painting
H 18 in. W 26 in. D 2 in.
Pair of 18th Century Italian School Naive Landscapes
Located in London, GB
One with a castle in the background and a small figure in the foreground. The other with a mountainous landscape with two small groups of buildings on hills, a small figure dressed i...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Romantic Paintings

Naive Oil Painting Canvas, English Primitive School Country Cottage 19th Century
Located in Totnes, GB
A very cute naive oil painting on stretched canvas of Lemon Cottage, Porthpean in Cornwall. Late 19th-early 20th century. Unframed. Porthpean is a small village on the cliffs of the...
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Antique Early 1900s English Primitive Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint

The Local, Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
Less formal than going to chapel, going to the pub is a Welsh tradition. A meeting place and a place of leisure. After a hard days work a quick pint before going home for supper is t...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Outsider Art Landscape Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

1st Day At School, Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
All the excitement and anticipation of the first day of term; catching up with friends or starting a new school. Everyone remembers the feeling from childhood and Therese has capture...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Acrylic

Donkey Days On The Sand. Contemporary Naive School Painting
By Therese James
Located in Brecon, Powys
Seaside holidays are a folk memory for millions; whether it's memories of ice cream & candy floss, scary fairground rides or penny arcades. One of the most cherished memories for man...
Category

2010s Outsider Art Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic

Naïve School Steam Yacht "Eagle" Built 1875 Maritime Antique Folk Art
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A decorative oil on canvas depicting the steam yacht the "Eagle" built, 1875. The painting has been relined and reframed some time ago, housed in a sympathetic gilt frame. The...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint

18th Century 1775 English Naive School Half Length Portrait, Sailor Maritime
Located in Lowestoft, GB
An animated half length portrait of a sailor, painted in a naive style oil on board. Dated 1775 and indistinctly signed W.C, housed in a pine frame with a scumble finish.   ...
Category

Antique Late 18th Century English George III Paintings

Materials

Hardwood

Naive English School Pair Half Length Portraits in Original Gilt Frames
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A charming pair, husband and wife half length portraits housed in their original water gilt pine frames. 19th century Oil on board, some minor losses to the paint work. English...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century English Early Victorian Paintings

Materials

Hardwood, Softwood, Glass

Oil on Canvas the Winning Hand English School Provincial Naive Folk Art
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A large 19th century oil on canvas, of two gents playing cards. English in origin, Provincial in style. The surface is in overall good condition, there is a section of small d...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Naive School Family Portrait
Located in London, GB
Depicting Three Sisters with a Book and Fruit Northern European, c.1740 29" high x 32.25" wide ( Framed)
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier Paintings

  • Naive School Family Portrait
  • Naive School Family Portrait
  • Naive School Family Portrait
  • Naive School Family Portrait
H 29 in. W 32.25 in. D 1 in.
Early 19th Century Naïve School Watercolour of Three Prize Sheep, circa 1812
Located in Bedford, Bedfordshire
The charming depiction of three prize sheep amongst woodland and a part cloudy blue sky, using a myriad of mainly green and blue hues, being signed and dated lower left J.C. Aires? 1...
Category

Antique 1810s English Regency Paintings

Materials

Parchment Paper

Naive School For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the naive school you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A naive school — often made from canvas, fabric and paint — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect naive school — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. A naive school, designed in the Folk Art, Georgian or Regency style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made naive school over the years, but those crafted by Jean Fous are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Naive School?

Prices for a naive school can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $475 and can go as high as $45,000, while the average can fetch as much as $1,750.