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.
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SHIP ROMAN - WHALE TOOTH SCRIMSHAW - CIRC 1800's The Whaling Ship 'ROMAN', if my research is correct, ended it's days crushed between grounded flow and moving pack ice before sinking back in 1871 This...