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Image number
FER3617838
Title
The Golden Wedding, c.1890 (oil on canvas)
Artist
Massani, Pompeo (1850-1920) / Italian
Location
Ferens Art Gallery, Hull Museums, UK
Medium
oil on canvas
Date
c. 1890 AD (C19th AD)
Dimensions
37.8x41.8 cms
Description
Social realist portrait of the heads of an old peasant couple in bed resting against white pillows with a striped blanket pulled up under their chins, as they look towards each other with conspiratorial smiles on their lined and weathered faces. These are accentuated by strong shadows and their heads being covered, the man in a brown nightcap and the woman in a loose white bonnet. Signed top right on the pillow corner in red.
Photo credit
© Ferens Art Gallery / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
bed / beds / furniture / furnishings / relationship / 50 years / smiling / female / bonnet / marriage / poor / morning / man / love / daily life scene / lover / peasants / poverty / wife / happy / content / lovers / nightcap / old / anniversary / golden / happiness / wedding / peasant / elderly / impoverished / waking up / rustic / woman / couple / romantic / social realist / contenment / married / relationships / male / domestic / husband / romance / 50th / waking / sentimental / Painting / Mzpainting
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