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The Farmers Daughter :: Henry Hetherington Emmerson

The Farmers Daughter by artist Henry Hetherington Emmerson - Village life
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Henry Hetherington Emmerson (1831-1895) The Farmers Daughter

Oil On Canvas -1872 100 x 163 cm ( 39,4 x 64,1 inch )

Private collection

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

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User   User Rating: 400  February 9, 2019

In terms of color is very simple, concise, almost black and white composition. Probably, the author wanted to depict everyday rural life as realistically as possible, when its not up to beauty and embellishment. But the picture is very pleasant - after all, in essence, all its heroes are children. The daughter of farmers is no longer a baby, but still a child, like the calves she caresses. Probably the most adult character is a dog, and indeed, in her gaze there is a certain maturity, seriousness [Expand]


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