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Title Cattle
Collection Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport
Artist Van Potter, J Kobilt (Dutch? artist, active first half 19th century)
Date Earliest about 1750
Date Latest about 1850
Signed yes
Description A group of cattle, sheep and a goat are depicted grazing beside a tree and an old fence which contains the artist's signature. In the middle distance there are more sheep and cattle and in the far distance there is a church steeple. The animals in the foreground are carefully observed and painted with intricate detail.
Current Accession Number 1946.977
Inscription front cl 'J Kobilt Van Potter'.
Subject animal (cattle, sheep, goat)
Measurements 57 x 44 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by Mrs Gray 1946.
Notes The inscription is painted to look as though it is carved on the old fence.
Rights Owner Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport, Sefton M.B.C. Leisure Services
Author Lisa Howard
 

 

 

 

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