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Early 19th Primitive Naive Interior Scene Folk Art Military Wooden Leg Curio


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A busy oil on canvas interior scene showing an exaggerated early 19th century social scene in the naïve self taught style. A military/naval officer is showing off his wooden leg in the centre of the painting, with his wee dog, a chap playing the flute, a lady spinning yarn surrounded by kitchenalia. food and what appears to be a cook. Dated in the top left with GRIII on a hanging satchel. In all round good condition, age related wear and consistent craquelure to the surface. Housed in a burr maple frame and gilt slip, the original lap jointed stretcher is strong and taught some elderly patch repairs are evident on the back. Early 19th century in age, English in origin. Measures: 70cm in width 56cm in height 4cm in depth.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 22.05 in (56 cm)Width: 27.56 in (70 cm)Depth: 1.58 in (4 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques:
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1810
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages.
  • Seller Location:
    Lowestoft, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU4612129082512

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