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Title Landscape with Cattle and Sheep
Collection Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums): Pollok House
Artist Hackert, Jacob Philipp (German painter, 1737-1807, active in Italy)
Date 1799 (dated)
Signed yes
Description Sheep and cattle, left, rest under a large tree, centre. On a mound under the trees, right, a herdsman and his dog watch a woman and child walking in the wood. Mountains in the distance.
Current Accession Number PC.42
Former Accession Number 129
Inscription front lc 'Filippo Hackert 1799'
Subject landscape; figure; animal (sheep; cow; dog)
Measurements 63.8 x 86.9 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by Mrs Anne Maxwell MacDonald 1967.
Provenance Sir John Stirling Maxwell (1818-1878), Keir House, by 1857; by descent to Mrs. Anne Maxwell MacDonald.
Publications Waagen, G., Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain, London, 1857, p. 451 (Keir), 'good specimens of the master'; Caw, J. L., Catalogue of Pictures at Pollok House, Glasgow, 1936, no. 129; Auld, A. A., The Stirling Maxwell Collection Pollok House, Glasgow, c. 1970, pp. 30-31, no. 42.
Notes Pendant to Glasgow Museums PC.44.
Rights Owner Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums)
Author Robert Wenley

 

 

 

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