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Artist:
Troyon  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered]
TROYON is one of the most successful painters of cattle of the French school; and the present picture is one of his best. Nothing can be more truthful to nature than the drawing of the three cows in this work; and the proof that they have lain in the barn-yard, and are not altogether denizens of pasture fields, is cleverly defined, and not to be overlooked. The idea of movement with the swinging gait, while grazing, which they have, is successfuly conveyed, and the action is well presented. In TROYON we have, too, that which is not always found in artists, a knowledge and correct portrayal of the color of grass. There is a freshness and greenness about his verdure which makes it essentially the grass of the country, and upon which, we may well imagine, cattle like to feed. [Pp. 2-3.]
Goupil's 772 Broadway, N.Y. New Pictures at Goupil's Gallery.
Artist nationality: French.
Topic:
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05370003
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_101286