A beautiful addition to a wall collage, or stunning on its own, this replica print of The Peaceable Kingdom of the Branch by Edward Hicks is a classic piece of folk-art that can be displayed in your home for years to come. The print measures 18.25” X 21” and is one of four early Peaceable Kingdoms painted by Hicks. A small depiction of the signing of William Penn’s treaty with the Native Americans is shown as the base of the bridge.
About the Artist
Edward Hicks (1780-1849) was an American Folk Artist as well as a distinguished religious minister of the Society of Friends. He began painting as a means of supplemental income and first major exhibition did not take place until a decade after his death. Many of Hick’s paintings share similarities in both composition and theme. The feelings of calmness, peace and Quaker ideals are characterized in most of his works.