Folk painting of truck with watermelons is a vintage, Greek folk art painting.An art brute specimen by a self taught artist on a salvaged piece of wood.
A lovely vintage piece by Athenian folk artist, E. Kokori, who only still paints on reclaimed pieces of wood, salvaged from old furniture usually.
She made this in the early nineties, although she had started painting sometime in the early eighties.She has sometimes painted the same theme repeatedly, but on a new, different piece of wood each time. It never looked the same.
This is a rectangular piece of wood, that usually measures about 32cm in length x 13cm in height x 2cmin width (12.60'' x 5.12'' x 0.79'').It shows a couple inside a vintage lorry or truck, carrying watermelons and driving to the market.It was painted with acrylic paint and then varnished with clear, echo varnish for longer duration.
The man is driving, the scenery is in the coutryside, there is a tree on the side of the road on the right, before the truck and a red, picket fence on the left, at the back of the truck. The road is in a khaki brown colour and the sky is in a lovely, coral red.There are a couple of birds in the sky an a red sun on the left, over the watermelons.
The cab of the truck is blue and the platform old and wooden with planks.The wheels also look ancient.
The driver is wearing a cap and a white shirt, the woman has long, dark hair, a red dress on and white pearls on her ears and a white pearl necklace.
There is a 'green' frame painted all around the piece of salvaged wood and two white daisies with red centres, painted on a protruding piece of wood on the top.
The artist's monogram is on the lower left corner of the painting.
The shape of wood is not a perfect rectangular.
These are pieces of wood folk artist, E. Kokori, found and collected from discarded, vintage furniture.
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