Village life

The Shepherd's Rest :: Eugene Verboeckhoven

The Shepherd's Rest by artist Eugene Verboeckhoven - Village life
Previous photo
Next photo

Eugene Verboeckhoven (1798-1881) The Shepherd's Rest

Oil on canvas, -1844 29.2 x 33 cm ( 11,5 x 13 inch )

Private art collection

image: Public domain

Submitted by: marina51

Return to section: Village life (151-300)

Hide Comments (1)

User   User Rating: 400  February 15, 2019

This is one of those landscapes where the sky plays an important role, it sets the mood of the whole composition. The author here depicted a shepherd with animals on the rest. Only the cow remaines standing and, possibly, continues to graze. It would seem that peace, tranquility and serenity should reign. But the sky above them is mostly covered with clouds that hint at the approach of bad weather. Because of the clouds, the sun's rays are still visible, which create a sharp contrast between the [Expand]


Login / Register - Join now!

Your name: (or login via social. network below)
Enter the code you see in the image above (case sensitive). Click on the image to refresh it.



nu in mythology and poetry

nu in mythology and poetry

men's portraits 18th century
myfology painting

Romantic scenes

Romantic scenes

Oriental women

oriental women in art of paintings

Home-artlib >