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Title Landscape with Cows
Collection Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums
Artist Thiollet, Alexandre (French painter, 1824-1895)
Date Earliest possibly about 1844
Date Latest probably 1869
Signed yes
Description The subject of the painting is some cattle in a flat landscape; two cows are in the foreground, standing in a naturally-occurring pool of water. One of them looks off to the left, while the other drinks the water. There is another cow in the background, to the right, whose legs are obscured by the banks of the pool. The sky is overcast and the landscape in the background is obscured.
Current Accession Number ABDAG003667
Former Accession Number 01.1.196
Inscription front ll 'A.Th'
Subject landscape; animal (cattle)
Measurements 33.0 x 46.8 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Alexander and Mrs Macdonald 1901.
Provenance Purchased from an unknown dealer by Alexander Macdonald 1869.
Publications Catalogue of Particulars of Pictures at Kepplestone, Aberdeen City Archives.
Notes Label: 'Landscape with Cows Alexandre Thiollet 16 Paid 6th August 1869 Bought from a dealer' handwritten by Alexander Macdonald in Catalogue of Particulars of Pictures at Kepplestone, Aberdeen City Archives.
Rights Owner Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums
Author Jennifer Melville

 

 

 

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