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Sheep at Pasture

Date: c. 1870
27 x 39 1/2 in. (68.6 x 100.3 cm.)
Medium: oil on canvas
Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Object Number: 7.14
Label Text:Jacque was well known for his paintings and engravings featuring farm animals and peasants in rural France. Like his Barbizon contemporaries, Jacque celebrated the agricultural landscape and animal husbandry, seeking to paint it without poetic overtones or classical literary associations.
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