The theme of Eric Fischle’s The Influence of Historical Values is a great force of art. The modern American artist Eric Fishl watches this scene in some art museum – a teenager admires masterpieces of art from under a massive bench that serves as a pedestal of sculpture.
The future artist, probably, was going to make sketches, but the authority of the classics so stunned the fragile soul that instead of creative searches for his place in art, the careless student is shirking his work. And that is completely unseemly in such a place, he picks his nose! Even the gypsum girl could not stand such a disregard, and hanging from her bed to see the young insolent.