Egg seller truck folk painting is a vintage, Greek folk art painting of a red tricycle with eggs for sale in the flatbed and with a 'Fresh Eggs' sign on top.
It was made in the late eighties by folk artist, E. Kokori, who still works on and off, when she is not collecting her favourite old furniture pieces and old, discarded wood.The colours used here are icon painting colours, mixed with egg, a difficult and tricky procedure.
From these, very pieces of wood, the salvaged pieces of old wood she painted many lovely, folk scenes, like this terrific egg seller on his tricycle.
This vintage, Greek folk art painting shows a red, vintage tricycle, a very common vehicle in the poorer, European South, used by a lot of professionals in the sixties and seventies, the eighties even, for want of a more expensive vehicle.It used to be a weird hybrid between a motorcycle and a truck, just the thing for transporting all sorts of things in the market everyday.
The red tricycle in this folk painting is driven by a typical, mustachioed, Greek man of old, in profile, wearing a white jersey and black-brown pants.The tricycle flatbed is in a lighter, paler red and it is full of eggs in rows in their boxes.The side of the flat bed has a sign that reads 'Fresh Eggs', Freska Avga in Greek.
The road is warm yellow and the sky is blue with some birds.There is a little, white cloud about the middle of the sky and a big red sun on the far right of the picture.
The frame/border of the picture is red with an extra piece of rectangular wood, nailed on its top part.It is like a sign and reads 'Egg Shop' , 'Avgopoleion', 'Αυγοπωλείον" in Greek.It is decorated with two little chicks underneath the 'Egg Shop' sign.At the back this painting is painted black and has a piece of wire hoop attached to hang the painting on the wall.
This vintage, Greek folk painting of the Egg Seller tricycle measures about 20cm in height x 17cm in length x 2cm in width (7.87 '' x 6.69 '' x 0.78 '' ).It is a light piece of old, reclaimed wood.
It is in very good condition. Whatever minor cracks and dents there might be, have always been there, as shabby style details.
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