A French realist depiction of a harvest scene with a group of peasant women, who though coarse in attire are classically Greek in their movements and sentiments.
The Reapers by Jules Breton, 1860
© Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 80 x 112 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £75,000)
- Acquired in:
- Pyms Gallery
Ernest Gambart; his sale, Christie's, 1861; Earl Grosvenor; given by the Marquis of Westminister to his wife; thence by descent; Sotheby's, 1982.
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