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The Song of the Shirt, (painting)

Artist:
Mayer, Constant
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 158 (Sale info: $3000.00).
"'With fingers weary and worn,/ with eyelids heavy and red,/ a woman sat, in unwomanly rags,/ plying her needle and thread -/ stitch. Stitch. Stitch./ In poverty, hunger, and dirt;/ and still with a voice of dolorous pitch/ she sang the "song of the shirt."'" [P. 16.] "N.A" [P. 33.]
Louisville Industrial Exposition. Catalogue of Paintings and Statuary 1879. Louisvville, Ky.: Courier Journal and Job Printing Rooms. 1879.
Artist address: 1298 Broadway, New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: Associate National Academician.
Topic:
Literature--Hood--Song Of The Shirt
Figure female
Occupation--Domestic--Sewing
Performing Arts--Music--Voice
Literature--Poetry
Control number:
AECI 03830163
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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