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Three Peasants Mowing Grass
  • Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
    1880–1938
    born: Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany ; died: Frauenkirch, Switzerland
  • Three Peasants Mowing Grass, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • crayon on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 38.4 x 51.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/8 x 20 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Elizabeth M. Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1960.0038
Description
Literature

Three peasants in blue clothing and hats step towards the side in unison. They all carry scythes in their hands and are sketchily drawn. The farmer on the far left has a pipe in his mouth. The background is composed of simple green and blue lines meant to represent a field.