Painting by Gilbert Daykin, 1886-1939. "Symbolic: The Miner Enslaved", 1938. Oil on canvas; 75.5x62.5cm in frame 88x75.5x7.5cm. Symbolic of the miner enslaved by his trade, Daykin remained a miner despite his artistic success. The miner is depicted in the position of Christ on the cross, chained to the seam wall, his pick on the ground beside, the scene lit by his lamp placed on the right.
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overall (in frame): 880 mm x 755 mm x 75 mm,
image: 755 mm x 625 mm
- oil painting
- visual and verbal communication
- oil painting - visual work
- Daykin, A.
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