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The Ploughman

Bronze. This pictures a ploughman, his beast of burden and his homemade plough. "It is a strong piece of symbolism that transcending the portrayal of the farmer's courage and determination hints at the burdensome foreign yoke". Art News, Nov. 1936. Marble base.

Provenance

1937, gift of "The Friends of Lithuanian Art" through Vincent A. Jenkins to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of The Friends of Lithuanian Art

20th century, 1922

Accession Number

37.341

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture