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Artist Petras Rimsa (Lithuanian)
Legacy dimension: Breadth of base: 8 1/2" Length: of base: 57 3/4" Height: of base & figure 16 1/2"
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, since November 1, 1982
Bronze. This pictures a ploughman, his beast of burden and his homemade plough. “It is a strong piece of symbolism that transcending the portrayal of the farmer’s courage and determination hints at the burdensome foreign yoke”. Art News, Nov. 1936. Marble base.
1937, gift of "The Friends of Lithuanian Art" through Vincent A. Jenkins to the MFA.
Gift of The Friends of Lithuanian Art