TITLE

Men at Work in Dutch Art, or Keeping One's Nose to the Grindstone

AUTHOR(S)
Kettering, Alison McNeil
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec2007, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p694
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the content of Dutch art. It explains that people at work are often subjects of the art, and it mentions the pieces "The Grinder's Family" by Gerard ter Borch and "Interior of a Smithey" by Gabriel Metsu for containing manual labor. The presence of labor in other art and printed materials is discussed and the social implications of the portrayal of the working class are analyzed.
ACCESSION #
28038904

 

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