The Reapers by Jules Breton

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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
80 x 112 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £75,000)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Pyms Gallery

Provenance

Ernest Gambart; his sale, Christie's, 1861; Earl Grosvenor; given by the Marquis of Westminister to his wife; thence by descent; Sotheby's, 1982.

Venue details

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G3 8AG 0141 276 9599 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/kelvingrove

Entry details

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