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When poverty comes in at the door love flies out the window :: George Frederick Watts

When poverty comes in at the door love flies out the window :: George Frederick Watts - Allegory in art and painting
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George Frederick Watts (1817-1904) When poverty comes in at the door love flies out the window

Oil On Canvas 53 x 66 cm ( 20,9 x 25,9 inch )

Private art collection

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51



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Marat   User Rating: 380  January 5, 2020


It is horizontal format painting. George Frederick Watts painted woman whose family is falling down to the poverty. Her room is empty and woman herself is hopelessly lying on the bed. She is very close to start crying or has already cried. Two men the one with wing is going to leave the room and the other old and disgusting is knocking the door. The artwork is perfect for Scandinavian interior style of home decoration. The composition of the work is well balanced. The atmosphere is full of sadness, [Expand]

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