Arts Everyday Living: Welcome in the New Year! With the Art of Rest

Victor Gabriel Gilbert, Resting, c. 1890, oil, location unknown


French 19th century artists Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1933) and Ernst Ange Duez (1843-1896)  seemed fascinated by the art of sleep as well as rest. Which subject is definitely more relaxed?


Ernst Ange Duez, Resting, 1891, oil on wood, Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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