The Peasant

 
Artist
Materials
Susse Frères cast bronze
Dimensions
H: 21 in. W: 10 1/2 in. D: 10 1/2 in.
Credit line
The Alliance Art Auction Fund
Accession number
72.87
Collection
Currently On View In
Norb and Ruth Schaefer, Sr. & Norb and Carolyn Schaefer Gallery - H211

Dalou preferred subjects from his own working-class background, rendered with a realistic approach based on direct observation. This man in wood shoes rolling up his sleeves was to be the center of a monument to workers. Like Millet's paintings of rural laborers, it has a noble presence.

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