Details
Image number
MAN5614498
Title
The Ettrick Shepherd, 1936 (oil on canvas)
Artist
Patrick, James McIntosh (1907-98) / Scottish
Location
Manchester Art Gallery, UK
Medium
oil on canvas
Date
1936 AD (C20th AD)
Dimensions
76.5x101 cms
Description
View across a snow covered rural landscape, with a farmyard surrounded by buildings and sheep pens in the foreground, flanked by groups of trees to left and right. In the bottom right corner, a dog herds the sheep through a pen down towards the shepherd and farmyard to left. Details of village life visible in the background and to left, including children skating on a frozen lake and a farmer with horse and cart in a field full of grazing sheep. Snowy mountains in the distance beneath a clouded sky scattered with dark silhouetted birds in flight.
Photo credit
© Manchester Art Gallery / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
farm / farmer / farmhouse / farmer / farm / landscape / fence / rural / hills / daily life scene / sheepdog / snowy / roofs / snow-covered / scottish borders / wintry / borders / flock / cold / seasons / barns / wooded / farmhouse / herding / winter / fields / picturesque / britain / countryside / british / paddock / rustic / scottish / mountains / grey / snow / weather / rooftops / sheep / farmyard / barn / livestock / valley / scotland / Painting / Mzpainting

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