Can you help

Discussion in 'Art' started by Rexeo, Mar 3, 2024.

  1. Rexeo

    Rexeo New Member

    The attached picture/painting has been in our family from at least the 1950's (I have known it all my life). My mother always said it came from the top of a chocolate box. Having done research on line I am not sure - she is not around to ask anymore.
    In trying to find out the chickens illustrated in the picture I came across a framed print exactly the same. The signature which appears on this picture is also attached. I do not have a picture of the back of our painting or a signature. The picture posted is the only ones I have.
    Is anyone able to identify who the artist is, the year it was painted approx, and did this picture come from a chocolate box as my mother has said?

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  2. mirana

    mirana Well-Known Member

    Your picture looks like a print under plastic, framed in cardboard.

    What country are you in?
  3. Roaring20s

    Roaring20s Well-Known Member

  4. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Chocolate boxes did once feature fancier artwork than nowadays. Could be older than 1950s.
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  5. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    Some metal boxes and the cardboard ones later did have really fancy lids. I'd be more inclined to believe a box lid than inherited $$$ artwork. Odd are better of the box lid.
  6. Virginia

    Virginia New Member

    Looks like it could be an illustration for an Easter candy box - Edwardian maybe.
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