Folk art encompasses art produced from an indigenous culture or by peasants or other labouring tradespeople. In contrast to fine art, folk art is primarily utilitarian and decorative rather than purely aesthetic. Folk Art is characterised by a naive style, in which traditional rules of proportion and perspective are not employed.
koos limburg jnr, glen prosen, united kingdom
Ukraine Interest, Amusing Sculpture Of A Bibliophile/ Bookworm. Standing in front of a illuminated lantern reading a book, loaded with other books in his pockets, his bag, between his legs, standing on books and the...
mcbains antiques, exeter, united kingdom
Good late 19thC Arts & crafts wool work dome display.
rob hall antiques, huntingdom, united kingdom
A rather delightful oil on canvas portrait of a seated elderly lady holding a cane. Unusually, and indeed very rarely seen, the original cane portrayed in the painting has stayed together with the protrait all...
mansion house antiques & fine art, leicester, united kingdom
An Oileograph on canvas depicting a Dutch 17th century genre scene based on merry charactors drinking and dancing in the streets outside the village tavern. The picture is finished with a light textured varnish in...
www.antiques.co.uk, massongy, france
Pedro Figari, born Montevideo July 29th 1861, died Montevideo July 24th 1938. Exhibition poster on paper Ministerio de instuccion publica, Exposicion Figari Montevideo Julio Agosto 1945 Comision Nacionla de Bellas Artes. Framed