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Two Cows and a Young Bull beside a Fence in a Meadow

A tired-looking brown and white cow lies down on a patch of dry earth, a dark-brown bull and cow standing behind her against an overcast sky.
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  • A tired-looking brown and white cow lies down on a patch of dry earth, a dark-brown bull and cow standing behind her against an overcast sky.

Date:

1647

Artist:

Paulus Potter
Dutch, 1625-1654

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Paulus Potter

Title

Two Cows and a Young Bull beside a Fence in a Meadow

Origin

Netherlands

Date

1647

Medium

Oil on panel

Inscriptions

Inscribed on the fence: Paulus. Potter. f./1647

Dimensions

19 1/2 × 14 3/4 in. (49.5 × 37.2 cm)

Credit Line

In loving memory of Harold T. Martin from Eloise W. Martin, wife, and Joyce Martin Brown, daughter; Charles H. and Mary F.S. Worcester Collection; Lacy Armour Endowment; through prior gift of Frank H. and Louise B. Woods

Reference Number

1997.336

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