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Shepherd and His Flock at Rest

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Shepherd and His Flock at Rest

17th century
330 x 254 mm (13 x 10 in.)

Johann Heinrich Roos, German, (1631–1685)

Alternative title: The Sleeping Shepherd
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
State: Only state
Marks: Inscribed in plate, left of lower center: “H Roos fecit 1664”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Liphart (Lugt 1758); Paul Davidsohn (Lugt 654)
Bibliography: Bartsch 38 (vol. 1, p. 154).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1942
Accession Number: 1942.D1.158

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • herders - Use For Term
  • sheep
  • shepherds

  • plate Dimensions: 330 x 254 mm (13 x 10 in.)

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