Description A sense of serenity permeates this scene of cattle at rest during a sunny day on the Normandy coast. Troyon was born in Sèvres, France, home of the porcelain factory. He traveled the country as an artists for as long as his finances lasted, then would return home to work as a decorator and painter at the factory. He was associated and studied under artitsts who worked in the Barbizon style. He began to flourish as an artist when he found his area of expertise, in animals.
|5/26/2009||Treatment||strip lined; surface cleaned; varnish removed; coated; inpainted|
- The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
- Public Property. 2012.
- From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance William Walters (date and mode of aquisition unknown); by inheritance, Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest, Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower left: Troyon
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1878
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