Agriculture (Farmer Killing Famine)

 
Agriculture (Farmer Killing Famine)
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  • Title :     Agriculture (Farmer Killing Famine)
  • Artist:     Charles Sargeant Jagger Artist
  • Accession:     87.1440.6.1
  • Country:     Great Britain London
  • Date:     circa 1928
  • Dimensions:     Inches 14 8-3/4 5-1/2, Centimeters 35.6 22.2 14
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Allegory , Agriculture , Figurative , Sculpture/Sculpture Design , Propaganda
  • Credit Line:     THe Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.1440.6.1.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Cast and painted plaster maquette for a bronze sculpture depicting a farmer using a spade to decapitate a skeleton; represents agriculture killing famine while a harvest cart brings in the grain.