Tag Archives: Sheep

1889: Artist-in-Residence

The celebrated 19th century French painter and sculptor Rosa Bonheur was known for wearing men’s pants, shirts, and ties, as well as participating in traditionally masculine activities such as hunting and smoking. She lived with her lifelong partner, Nathalie Micas … Continue reading

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1927: The Pat, Pat, Pat of the Sleepy Sheep

From Katherine Morris Lester’s Great Pictures and Their Stories, Book Three (1927): Picture Study is rapidly becoming an im¬≠portant factor in our public school education. “Nearly every progressive city,” says the Bureau of Education, Washington, D.C., “is making use of … Continue reading

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1924: Pastoral

Frederick Cayley Robinson: Pastoral (1924) (source)

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5th Century BC: Hermes Kriophoros

Hermes Kriophoros – Roman copy of 5th century BC Greek original “Kriophoros” is Greek for “ram-bearer.” The epithet became associated with the god Hermes in connection with a story from the city of Tanagra, here retold by the traveler and … Continue reading

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1820: Thirlmere

John Glover: Thirlmere (c. 1820)

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1863: Sheep in a Boat

Rosa Bonheur: Changing Pastures (1863)

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1913: Sheep

Ernest Bieler: Les Moutons à Montorge (1913)

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2009: Landscape (with Sheep)

Levi van Veluw: Landscape (2008) (source)

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