Naive folk art oil spaniels and a magpie. 18th century
Naive folk art oil spaniels and a magpie. 18th century
Naive folk art oil spaniels and a jay. 18th century

Spaniels Playing with a Magpie looking on

 

A large and striking naive oil portrait of two spaniels playing in a landscape against a stormy sky, with a magpie looking on inquisitively .

 

Painted on a thick heavy weave canvas, on original stretcher.

Late 18th/early 19th century, a naive interpretation of similar work to that of George Armfield In Britain and of  Alexandre Francoise Desportes, French.

 

In original, heavy, dark painted frame

 

Sight:    28" x  23"  ( 72cm x 58cm)

Frame:  34"  x  29"   (87cm x 74cm)  

 

£ 1350

 

Ref: 301

 

Naive folk art oil spaniels and a jay. 18th century