The Herd

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Title

The Herd

Description

"The Herd" is one of Potter's earliest pure animal pieces, incorporating a direct observation of the Dutch countryside. He depicts rural life with a novel sensitivity to the play of light and shade. As the title of the etching suggests, Potter is depicting a pastoral landscape scene featuring a young boy tending his cows.

Creator

Potter, Paulus

Type

Still Image

Identifier

potter-herd

Files

potter-herd.jpe

Citation

Potter, Paulus, “The Herd,” Artistic Treasures from the Knox College Special Collections & Archives, accessed June 22, 2018, http://knox.omeka.net/items/show/79.