Painters Paintings John Brett (1831–1902): The Stonebreaker, 1857 – 58, oil on canvas, 51,5 x 68,5…
Painters Work John Brett (1831–1902): The Stonebreaker, 1857 – 58, oil on canvas, 51,5 x 68,5 cm, Walker Artwork Gallery, Liverpool, UK
The “Stonebreaker” turned one in all Brett’s most celebrated works, depicting a younger boy sporting a pink scarf and white shirt smashing flint stones in a brightly-lit and extremely detailed panorama.
Just a little white canine performs on the left and a knapsack is positioned beside the boy on the appropriate. There are hills and a transparent sky within the distance solely disrupted by a single tree stump on the appropriate.
Embodying an ethical message about youngster labor, the Stonebreaker was lauded by famed artwork critic John Ruskin.