Artwork Title: Noon: Rest from Work (after Jean-François Millet) - Artist Name: Vincent van Gogh

Noon: Rest from Work (after Jean-François Millet)

Vincent van Gogh, 1890

There are more well-known paintings depicting sleeping women than men in the annals of art history, but, as Kryger reminded me, there are also far more famed paintings of women than men in general. Some works, however, like Vincent van Gogh’s “Noon: Rest from Work,” show a man at rest, framing sleep as the sweet reprieve from a long day’s work. (
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