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Image: Haymaking
ID:  33
Artist:  Bruegel, Pieter (Elder)
Artist Birth Date:  1525
Artist Death Date:  1569
Artist Country: Flemish
Title of Work:  Haymaking
Date of Work:  1565
Medium:  oil
Period/Style:  sixteenth century
URL:  http://breughel.8m.net/cgi-bin/i/hooioogst.jpg
Citation:  
Index Words:  hayfield, haycocks, workers, woman, scythe, rake, horse
Place:  Netherlands
Notes:  ^^^ One of the great depictions of work in the rural landscape, carefully observed (note the range of greens used to reflect the drying of the hay), celebrating the satisfaction of productive labor (note the tired pleasure in the faces of the women on their way homeward), and expansive in its creation of an idealized landscape with recognizable elements from the Alps to the northern meadows of lowland Europe.
Essays:  Dixton Manor haymaking: a visual encyclopedia, Hay poets born in the late nineteenth century.

Image: Farmer whetting his scythe
ID:  133
Artist:  Mount, William Sidney
Artist Birth Date:  1807
Artist Death Date:  1868
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Farmer whetting his scythe
Date of Work:  1848
Medium:  oil
Period/Style:  nineteenth century
URL:  http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=21906
Citation:   Frankenstein, Alfred. William Sidney Mount. NY: Abrams, 1975, plate 31 [color]
Index Words:  hayfield, scythe
Place:  New York
Notes:  ^^^ A serene composition, in which a gently smiling farmer, standing in a half-cut hay meadow sharpens his scythe. His balanced pose is is reinforced by the curving diagonal of the blade and the gentle arc of the handle. In the background, perfectly bisecting the frame is Long Island Sound and the low Connecticut shore beyond. The still standing, flowery meadow grass is particularly well done.
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Image: Marshes and hay mounds
ID:  233
Artist:  Heade, Martin Johnson
Artist Birth Date:  1819
Artist Death Date:  1904
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Marshes and hay mounds
Date of Work:  1871-1875
Medium:  oil
Period/Style:  nineteenth century
URL:  
Citation:  Stebbins, Theodore. The Life and Work of Martin Johnson Heade: A Critical Analysis and Catalogue Raisonne, cat. 206.
Index Words:  hayfield, sunset
Place:  United States
Notes:  The mounds in the title are invisible in the murky reproduction in Stebbins. The sun is virtually centered on the horizon.
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Image: [haystack in a farmyard, St. Augustine, Florida]
ID:  330
Artist:  unknown
Artist Birth Date:  
Artist Death Date:  
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Title of Work:  [haystack in a farmyard, St. Augustine, Florida]
Date of Work:  1871
Medium:  engraving
Period/Style:  nineteenth century
URL:  http://www.corbis.com/
Citation:  BE087838
Index Words:  haystack, haycap, dog, Florida
Place:  Florida
Notes:  A pole-centered haystack in a farmyard in Florida has the tatters of a protective cap. Perhaps its narrow shape, the length of the pole protruding, and the condition of the cap, all signify a reduced state, approaching the next haymaking season.
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Image: Haymaking
ID:  331
Artist:  Fowler, Daniel
Artist Birth Date:  1810
Artist Death Date:  1894
Artist Country:
Title of Work:  Haymaking
Date of Work:  1875
Medium:  watercolor
Period/Style:  nineteenth century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/331.jpg
Citation:  Artscanada v24 (December 1967) p. 13.
Index Words:  haystacks, haycart, ladder, workers, Canada
Place:  United States
Notes:  A descriptive watercolor sketch of two workers building haystacks from a horsedrawn cart. The stack to the left is conical and probably finished; the one to the right is loaf-shaped. Judging from the length of the ladder, it is still far from complete.
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Image: Haystacks
ID:  332
Artist:  Knowlton, Helen Mary
Artist Birth Date:  1832
Artist Death Date:  1918
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Haystacks
Date of Work:  1875-1878
Medium:  oil
Period/Style:  nineteenth century
URL:  http://www.mfa.org/collections/
Citation:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Index Words:  haystacks, haycart, wagon
Place:  United States
Notes:  An enigmatic scene, probably painted from a stackyard. Three large stacks are clearly shown
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Image: Haying by oxen
ID:  333
Artist:  Hunt, William Morris
Artist Birth Date:  1824
Artist Death Date:  1879
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Haying by oxen
Date of Work:  1876
Medium:  oil
Period/Style:  nineteenth century
URL:  http://128.11.41.128/artemis/fullrecord.asp?oid=35782&did=100
Citation:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Index Words:  haycart, workers
Place:  United States
Notes:  The ox cart and the two men loading hay onto it are at the top of a round hill, silhouetted against the sky.
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Image: In the fields
ID:  334
Artist:  Wolf, Henry (after Homer, Winslow)
Artist Birth Date:  1852
Artist Death Date:  1916
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  In the fields
Date of Work:  1877
Medium:  engraving
Period/Style:  nineteenth century
URL:  http://search.famsf.org/4d.acgi$Record?30378&=list&=1&=henry%20wolf%20fields&=And&=2&=0&=keywords&=Yes&=&=&=&=Yes&=&=f
Citation:  Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco Imagebase
Index Words:  hayfield, worker, scythe
Place:  United States
Notes:  This engraving is closely based on Winslow Homer's 'Song of the Lark'
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Image: [hay barge]
ID:  335
Artist:  Hittell, Charles
Artist Birth Date:  1861
Artist Death Date:  1938
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  [hay barge]
Date of Work:  1881
Medium:  drawing
Period/Style:  nineteenth century
URL:  http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/FindingAids/dynaweb/calher/honeyman/figures/HN002078aA.jpg
Citation:  Bancroft Library, UC, Berkeley
Index Words:  hay-boat, California
Place:  California
Notes:  During the nineteenth century, sail boats brought hay from the rural reaches of the San Francisco Bay to the cities of Oakland and San Francisco.
Essays:  Hay on water

Image: Leete Farm, West Claremont, New Hampshire
ID:  336
Artist:  Alexander, Francis
Artist Birth Date:  1800
Artist Death Date:  1880
Artist Country: American
Title of Work:  Leete Farm, West Claremont, New Hampshire
Date of Work:  
Medium:  oil
Period/Style:  nineteenth century
URL:  http://www.hayinart.com/images/336.jpg
Citation:  Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Index Words:  haycocks, wagon, oxen, architecture
Place:  New Hampshire
Notes:  A na•ve depiction of a group of New England farm buildings, with a haymaking scene. The museum annotation notes that 'while Alexander complained of haying as a farm boy in Killingly, Connecticut, he has infused the classic New England Farm with tranquillity.'
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