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At the Bread Oven

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Painting depicting a woman dressed in a yellow headscarf, orange blouse, red skirt and black boots bending over a clay oven, tandir, and reaching inside with her right arm. Beside the hemispherical oven is a blue mat piled with loaves of brown bread and a ewer. Alongside is a cross-legged girl dressed in a red and yellow headscarf, a yellow dress with long sleeves and a dark blue waistcoat. She is working dough on a flat brown wooden board. The two bakers are working in the shade of a tree on a green grassy area. In the background is a byre with a yellow straw roof on a wooden frame; behind is a flat-roofed oasis-style house, with meadow and trees in the distance and a blue sky. Naive/Folk Art/Primitive Style. Framed in plain white wood.

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Forest Hill


At the Bread Oven




oil on cardboard, wood & metal


H 37.8 x W 49 cm

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field work collection, 2000

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