Industry And Oeconomy And Extravagance And Dissipation, By W. Ward, R. A. Oil Painting - Henry Singleton

Industry And Oeconomy And Extravagance And Dissipation, By W. Ward, R. A.

Henry SingletonItem # 1610430
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Industry And Oeconomy And Extravagance And Dissipation, By W. Ward, R. A.", originally brought to life by the talented Henry Singleton. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Henry Singleton and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Industry And Oeconomy And Extravagance And Dissipation, By W. Ward, R. A." is a notable work by the British artist Henry Singleton, who was active during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Singleton, born in 1766, was a prolific painter known for his historical and genre scenes, as well as portraits. This particular piece, engraved by the esteemed engraver William Ward, R.A., exemplifies the moralistic and didactic themes prevalent in British art of the period.

    The artwork is divided into two contrasting scenes, each representing the virtues and vices associated with economic behavior and lifestyle choices. On one side, "Industry and Oeconomy" depicts a family engaged in diligent work and prudent management of their resources. The scene is characterized by a sense of harmony and prosperity, with the figures portrayed in a well-ordered and modestly furnished environment. This part of the composition underscores the values of hard work, thrift, and the rewards of a disciplined life.

    In stark contrast, "Extravagance and Dissipation" illustrates the downfall of a family that has succumbed to reckless spending and indulgence. The chaotic and disheveled setting, along with the distressed expressions of the figures, conveys the consequences of financial irresponsibility and moral decay. The juxtaposition of these two scenes serves as a moral lesson, reflecting the societal attitudes of the time towards economic virtue and vice.

    William Ward's engraving skills bring Singleton's vision to life with remarkable detail and clarity, enhancing the narrative quality of the piece. The collaboration between Singleton and Ward resulted in a work that not only showcases their artistic talents but also provides insight into the cultural and social values of the era. This artwork remains a significant example of the moralistic genre in British art, offering a window into the 18th-century perspectives on industry, economy, and the perils of extravagance.

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