Monday, June 14, 2010

The Grasshopper by Jules Joseph Lefebvre

Image: The Grasshopper (La Cigale), 1872 oil on canvas painting by French figure painter Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836-1911), measurements 186.7 cm x 123.8 cm, currently located at National Gallery of Victoria, Victoria, Australia. The original note found with this image says, this painting is inspired by the fable of Aesop from The Grasshopper and the Ant or The Cicada and the Ant by Jean de La Fontaine.

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