Over the next four weeks Welsh Language Commissioner, Meri Huws will introduce her favourite art works from the Library’s collection as part of the #LoveArt Campaign.
She has chosen At Work by Will Roberts as her second choice.
The strength of the people
Whether a man or a woman, this picture portrays the people that I was bought up amongst, with the person at one with nature and the land beyond.
When you look at the painting, it is hard to identify unique features, the hair and eyes are colourless but it does portray the enormity of the worker. The colours of the agricultural landscape are apparent, which once again reminds me of my upbringing in Aberteifi and on a personal level, I can see elements of my brother in the painting.
It represents the people that work on the land and belong to the land.
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