Description Images made for Roman villas often romanticized the rural life of herdsmen and shepherds. This delicately carved relief depicts a herdsman leading two yoked oxen past a stylized tree.
Provenance Arthur Sambon, Sale, Paris, 1928, no. 57, Plate XVI; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930
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