The Corn Harvest
Pieter Breuger the Elder
Workers at the harvest, some working, some exhausted, others eating. Note the physical work of the men, the supportive work of the women.
This laundress symbolizes the poor, overburdened working woman and she is accompanied by the child she struggles to support. Burden?
George Caleb Bingham
Workers enjoying themselves during passage on the Mississippi. Work as social engagement?
An Important Letter
Pausing at work to share a letter. Work as social engagement?