Folk art oil painting of mackerel on a plate
Folk art oil painting of mackerel on a plate

Naive folk art portrait of fish on a plate

 

Mackerel still life.  Antique oil on canvas, British folk art provincial school, dated 1849.  

 

Three freshly caught mackerel on an enamel plate, on a kitchen slab.  In a period moulded burr maple frame with gold slip. Refurbished and ready to hang.

 

Sight:    12" x 18.75"    (39cm x 48cm)

Frame:  15.5" x 22.5"   ( 40cm x 57cm)

 

SOLD

 

Ref: 106

 

The back of the canvas are painted the words "Painted by John Owden Sen.1849, Sheppardess Walk.

 

Some fine craquelure.