Blacksmith

Painting Description

As a young man just starting to pursue the Mennonite life topic, I found that the St. Jacobs blacksmith shop offered good opportunities to meet Mennonite farmers. Looking back on that time now, I’m sure that the blacksmith, Jon Martin, must have thought me a strange bird. At that time few town people showed the slightest interest in the rural lifestyle of Mennonite farmers. Perhaps my rural family background coupled with my interest in horses spurred me on. By the time that I exhibited this painting at Ontario House in London, England in 1979, the interest level was quite strong,

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Additional information

IMAGE ID

P0714

SEASON

Winter

LOCATION

Mennonites

ORIGINAL SIZE

24" x 18"

BASE VALUE

Artboard

MEDIUM VALUE

Acrylic

YEAR

1971

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