The Young Sabot Maker

Oil on canvas | 47.4 x 35.4in | 1895

Henry Ossawa Tanner

Henry Ossawa Tanner's The Young Sabot Maker depicts a man and boy, likely a father and son, carving traditional (sabots) wooden shoes in Brittany, France. Such images of rural folk engaged in old customs were popular in the fast-changing world of the...
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