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A Shepherd and His Dog Guarding a Flock of Sheep :: Cornelis van Leemputten

A Shepherd and His Dog Guarding a Flock of Sheep :: Cornelis van Leemputten - Village life
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Cornelis van Leemputten (1841-1902) A Shepherd and His Dog Guarding a Flock of Sheep

Oil On Canvas 46.3 x 80.6 cm

Private collection

Submitted by: marina51

Published: 18.12.2010



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User   User Rating: 184  February 17, 2019 [!]


The canvas, the main characters of which are the sheep, is always imbued with a firm calm, slow pace, contemplation. These animals, like other ruminants, when they graze, are not in hurry, their phlegm borders on sleep. And when they lie and rest, it is created a feeling of such an all-absorbing peace, which is not easy to break. But the sheep also have a wild wool, which makes their figures rounded, loose, like pillows - soft, comfortable, warm. Therefore, any composition with sheep adjusts to the [Expand]

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