One of the labours from the cycle *The Farmer’s Year*, Salzburg, 3rd quarter of 18th century

Work & produce

Labour and work do not mean the same thing at all times. This is also true of the fruits of labour. Hence questions arise such as: Who works for whom? Who must work and who not? How did the status of work change over time? What was the connection between labour and a person’s social standing?

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