Photo Credit: photo: M. Cook
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Sketch for The Swineherd (Le Troupeau de Porcs)1845
130 x 225 mm (5.1 x 8.9 in.)
Charles Émile Jacque, French, (1813–1894)
This etching has always been regarded as JacqueÆs masterpiece, mainly for its atmosphere of sombre isolation. The pigs are actually hunting truffles. —Richard S. Field.
- herders - Use For Term
- sketches - Use for rough or summary art works; less finished than studies. Though sketches are often in the drawing medium, the term "drawings" in general implies more finished works than does "sketches." [April 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor moved. February 1991 related terms added.]
- sheet Dimensions: 130 x 225 mm (5.1 x 8.9 in.)
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