A Jutland Sheperd on the Moors

Oil on canvas | 59.5 x 80cm | 1855

Frederik Vermehren

In June of 1854 Frederik Vermehren met this 82-year-old shepherd on the Jutland moors. He wandered, knitting, among the flowering heather with his sheep, his only company the dog resting at his feet. Over the next few months this fortuitous encounter...
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