The Hayfield

Monticelli made a number of paintings of peasants at work in the fields, both in his native Provence and elsewhere in France. It is not certain where this particular harvest scene is set.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1824 - 1886
Full title
The Hayfield
Date made
probably 1860-80
Medium and support
Oil on wood, probably mahogany
Dimensions
21.6 x 43.8 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917
Inventory number
NG3263
Location in Gallery