(b. 1835, Napoli, d. 1920, Napoli)

Sloth and Work

Oil on canvas, 60 x 120 cm
Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples

The visual contrast sought by Cammarano is clear in placing in the foreground an idle layabout sharply lit so that his every detail can be seen, while in the background the farmers work side by side almost blending together with each other and the landscape.