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The Farmer's Daughter :: George Elgar Hicks

The Farmer's Daughter by artist George Elgar Hicks - Village life
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George Elgar Hicks (1824-1914) The Farmer's Daughter

Oil on canvas 1863 39.3 x 52.1 cm ( 15,5 x 20,5 inch )

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image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

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User   User Rating: 400  February 11, 2019

A strange canvas that raises some questions. The girl depicted is the farmer's daughter and seems to be busy with some work. while the author did not show what was in her hands, so it is not clear what she was doing. And her outfit in general raises doubts that she is going to work. A light pink dress in bells and whistles and a big hat make you think that the girl just posed for the artist, pretended to work, just for the sake of the picture. Not very realistic. Most likely she went out just to [Expand]


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