Famous Peasant Art

Updated June 8, 2017 4k views 6 items

List of famous Peasant art, listed alphabetically with pictures of the artwork when available. This list includes examples of historic Peasant paintings, sculptures and any other forms of art. These are all popular Peasant works by famous or notable artists, so you'll most likely recognize the majority of artists on this list. Though the years Peasant has been a reoccurring subject in the world of art, drawing inspiration from renowned artists all around the world If any amazing Peasant art pieces are missing, feel free to add them below.

List includes The Potato Eaters, The Peasant Wedding and more.

If you're looking to answer the question, "What is an example of Peasant art?" then this list will be of use to you.
A Peasant Woman Digging ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Peasant Art
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Artist: Vincent van Gogh

Subject: Peasant

Art Form: Painting

Old Peasant Lighting a Pipe

Artist: Johann Carl Loth, called Carlotto Bavarese

Subject: Peasant

The Irish Peasant (Mary Ryan)

Artist: Julia Margaret Cameron

Subject: Peasant

Art Form: Photography

The Peasant Wedding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Peasant Art
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain
The Peasant Wedding

The Peasant Wedding is a 1567 genre painting by the Flemish Renaissance painter and printmaker Pieter Bruegel the Elder, one of his many depicting peasant life. It is currently housed in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Pieter Bruegel the Elder enjoyed painting peasants and different aspects of their lives in so many of his paintings that he has been called Peasant-Bruegel, but he was in fact a sophisticated intellectual, and many of his paintings have a symbolic meaning and also a moral aspect. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Pieter Brueghel the Elder

Subject: Peasant

Art Form: Painting