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File:Zboze Nie Placi.jpg


Artist Unknown from Poland
English: Grain doesn't pay - obverse of a double-sided painting.
Polski: Zboże nie płaci - awers dwustronnego obrazu.
Date 1700s
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 32.5 × 56 cm (12.8 × 22 in)
District Museum
English: Grain pays and Grain doesn't pay illustrate the notion that agriculture, once extremely profitable to the nobles ( szlachta) in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, became much less profitable from the second half of 17th century onwards.
Source/Photographer ed. Marek Rostworowski (1983). Polaków portret własny: praca zbiorowa, Arkady. ISBN 83-21331-55-6
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