Folk Art still life of fruit in a glass tazza. Producing these stylised paintings, sometimes also called stencil or theorem paintings, was popular with young ladies as a pastime in the early 19th century. This one is inscribed on the reverse ‘painted by Francis Sikes about 1890’. Oil on card. English or American, circa 1890.
Ref: ‘The Folk Art and Crafts of New England’ Priscilla Sawyer Lord and Daniel J Foley (Chilton) p.110
Height: 37.5cms (14.75 inches)
Width: 37.5cms (14.75 inches)