The Hobby Horse and the Concertina Player

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Hobby Horse and the Concertina Player. Painting inspired by the folk tradition from Kent, England of Hodening, the Hobby Horse. A variation of Mumming performed as part of the Christmas season pageantry. A small play or procession where a hobby horse, or someone dressed as a horse would be paraded from place to place to collect money for alms or entertainment.
Original painting acrylic on canvas board 8″ x 10″.
Does not contain the “My Good Babushka” watermark that was included here for security purposes.

 

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