Trespassing

E Verestchagen, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in 1880. The place where it was made is unknown.
Measurements
Frame: H1030 x W890 x D100 mm
Image: H720 x W575 mm
Media
Oil on canvas
Description
"Trespassing depicts a woman having been caught stealing things for her fire- known as faggot gathering. The woman's expression is one of guilt and remorse. Trespassing's content highlights the plight of the poor, and this is further extenuated with the cold snow-clad setting. The landowner-intentionally taller and therefore more dominant than the woman - is supported by his good companion, the dog unlike the woman who is alone. He also carries a gun.
E. Verestchagen was a Hungarian artist who painted wintry and animal scenes..."
Penny Jackson. Excerpt from label "Love, life and Loss" at Tauranga Art Gallery.November 10, 2012 - January 27, 2013.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Mischel Cherniavsky, 1923.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
1923

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Accession Number:
1923/2/1

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