Roasting the Ox, 12 May 1937

Image credit: Cricklade Town Hall

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This painting, donated to the Town Hall by the artist in May 1938, depicts the Ox Roast held in a field close by, and behind, the then 'new' Town Hall. It depicts several recognisable local inhabitants amongst the crowd celebrating the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

Cricklade Town Hall



Roasting the Ox, 12 May 1937




oil on canvas mounted on hardboard


H 120 x W 161 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the artist, 1937

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Inscription description

Painted crown Crick 1937 Buttar's monogram (a quartered square with the vertical central line extending outside the square at top and bottom)


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Cricklade Town Hall

High Street, Cricklade, Wiltshire SN6 6AE England

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