Two perspectives on Work

Self-Portrait, Ford Madox Brown, 1877Download and read Ford Madox Brown's own catalogue entry for his painting Work. Compare this with an essay by one of the curators at Manchester Art Gallery to hear why Work is considered to be such an important painting.

 

Image: Self-Portrait, Ford Madox Brown, 1877 Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.185, © President and Fellows of Harvard College