France | Alsace


A cooper is someone who makes wooden barrels — a practical, much-needed item whose manufacture calls for a high degree of expertise. A cooper needs a steady hand and a straight eye to make a good barrel in which to age wine, beer or spirits.

[peinture #04325]
France, Alsace, Lower Rhine, Ottrot
Sketch, coloured pencil, sketchbook page (disbound)
Credit: Frédéric Back
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