An Original Signed & Dated Masterpiece by the Queen of
Contemporary Folk Art Jo Sonja.
The author of many folk art painting books over the past near
50 years, Jo Sonja's originals are very rare to find.
This is one of her earliest works, purchased at one of her art
shows years ago by the former owner.
"BIDDY" the Hen
A fabulous hand painted breadboard, it is signed by Jo Sonja
on the lower right side
and dated Nov. 1974 c (copyright) on the lower left.
This handsome folk art painting also has a personal inscription
by Jo Sonja on the reverse reading:
Although I've painted Biddy 2 other times,
this is the first time I've done her as "The Little Red Hen"
- Jo Sonja November 1974
Biddy is a delight to look at with her big Calico Bonnet and
she sits upon a handsome woven basket nest filled with beautifully
The reverse is painted green. Solid wood breadboard with breadboard
ends. Top has hanging hole.
The size is 20" x 16" x 3/4"
A true Masterpiece Original by this most famous Contemporary
American Folk Artist!
In Excellent Condition
This has been well cared for, just a few little dings along
the edge here and there.
The breadboard ends are all still good and tight, no
No warp, no repairs.