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Julien Dupre (1851-1910) Le Repos [ Rest on a haymaking ]

Oil on canvas (71.12 x 48.26 cm)( 28 x 19 inch ) Rehs Galleries, Inc., New York City

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

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User   User Rating: 400  February 3, 2019

Rural realism, the canvas depicts a brief moment of rest, respite during the collection of hay. The woman's shoulders are lowered, she slouches slightly and almost leans on the rake. Feels her tired. The ground underfoot is covered with mowed grass, which is everywhere, the wind picks up and spreads some blade of grass, it is clear that still there is a lot of work ahead. The sky on the head of the heroine is covered with clouds - in the picture there is nothing joyful, encouraging, relaxing. There [Expand]


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