Nothing Doing (Pas Mèche)
Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848-1884)
Oil on canvas
132.10 x 89.50 cm (framed: 171.20 x 126.70 x 14.20 cm)
Scottish National Gallery
The gallery note explains that the boy's whip and horn would have been used for controlling barge-horses. [Commentary continues below.]
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