Friday, March 02, 2007

Down to the Bare Wood

The Floor Scrapers, 1875 by Gustave Caillebotte, Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

Caillebotte liked to portray everyday scenes like these workers removing wax from floors. He liked to portray everyday people going about their business in a realistic way.

1 comment:

Alida said...

That's a gorgeous piece - I've never seen it. Thanks for posting it.

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