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Landscape with Cattle and Herdsman, 1810 (w/c on wove paper)

Image number
TW474144
Title
Landscape with Cattle and Herdsman, 1810 (w/c on wove paper)
Artist
Hills, Robert (1769-1844) / English
Location
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Medium
watercolour on wove paper
Date
1810 AD (C19th AD)
Dimensions
34.3x44.2 cms
Description

Robert Hills's watercolours almost always consisted of views of cattle in landscape. The heights of the trees in this scene are exaggerated to emphasise the grandeur of the landscape. The golden browns and subdued greens of the colours were intended to create pictorial harmony, and are characteristic of many w/c views of the period. This w/c was probably painted specially for showing in one of the regular London exhibitions, since it is very detailed and quite strongly coloured;

Photo credit
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ trees / landscape / cows / cow / c19th / path / mountains / cattle / Painting / Mzpainting

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Medium 752 × 1024 px 64 × 87 mm 1 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright