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Artist
Ferdinand Brütt
Title
Farmers’ Protest
Date
c. 1882 - 1883
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
Canvas: 42 × 62 inches (106.7 × 157.5 cm)Framed: 43 3/8 × 63 × 2 1/4 inches (110.2 × 160 × 5.7 cm)
Tags
Painting
Credit Line
Museum purchase.
Accession Number
1883.4
Carl Brandt purchased this painting along with The Boar Hunt. Ferdinand Brütt was, according to Brandt, “one of the strongest genre painters in Germany.” The Savannah Daily Times, in announcing the acquisition, titled Brütt’s painting, “The Dispute Between Capitalist and Farmer Over the Location of a New Railroad.”