"The Bricklayer"

"The Bricklayer"
Oils on Pine Panel
English Naive School, c.1780

41 ½" high x 17" wide

The subject, style, and dimensions of this engaging naive mage suggest that it may originally have been painted as the Tavern Sign for a "Bricklayer's Arms"

Provenance: The Judkyn/Pratt Collection of British Folk Art
An English Private Collection, Sussex

Literature: James Ayres, British Folk Art. Barrie & Jenkins Ltd,
London 1977. Illustrated in colour between pages 40 and 41.

Collections: Archive, Oils