Painting / mural

Item no. 28519
Collection: Private

Worker on Crutches by Robert Clyde Bentley

Charcoal on paper, 26 x 20 inches

In the early twentieth century industrial work was a common cause of injury and illness. In this drawing artist Robert Clyde Bentley shows a worker on crutches being helped by two other workers.

It is part of the Labor Arts exhibit Scenes of American Labor with thirty nine paintings that evoke the individual and physical experience of work. The entire series is housed at the Sullivan Goss Gallery in Santa Barbara, CA.

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