A charming early 20th-century oil painting depicting an old rustic barn with a cart and chickens. The artist, Ernest Betigny (1873-1960), has applied the oils with broad confident marks and plenty of expression.
Betigny hailed from Schaerbeek and studied at the Academy in Brussels.
The painting is signed in the lower left and housed within a frame that’s probably the original.
Medium: Oil on canvas Overall size: 23” x 26” / 58cm x 67cm Year of creation: c. 1920 Provenance: England Condition: Frame with some age-related wear. Artist’s auction highlight: £1,038 achieved for a landscape painting at an auction in 1997.