LE NAIN brothers
(b. 1598/1610, Laon, d. Louis and Antoine: 1648, Mathieu: 1677, Paris)
The Cart or Return from Haymaking1641
Oil on canvas, 56 x 72 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
This painting is usually attributed to Louis Le Nain who takes the first place with his gatherings of peasants full of simple dignity and restrained energy and his new interest in country people.