October was painted by artist, Jules Bastien-Lepage, in his native village of Damvillers, northeast of Paris in 1878. Bastien-Lepage planned to paint rural life as he knew it, celebrating its hardships as well as the inherent dignity of the people working on the land. See October for free on Level 2 of NGV International.
Image: Jules Bastien-Lepage
October (Saison d’octobre) 1878
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