Day 4: There Was an Old Farmer

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I made up a little poem for my fourth day of the 30 Paintings in 30 Days:
There was an old farmer who lived in a shoe.
He had so many debts he didn’t know what to do.
He kicked out the children and grabbed a gun.
As far as I know he’s still on the run!
The piece was inspired by a 19th century moralistic fable book by Dr. Heinrich Hoffman called Struwwelpeter (Slovenly Peter.) The old guy racing across the front with his musket is from that book.