The Cattle Herd

Oil on panel | 38 x 62.5cm | 1656

Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem

A herder drives his cattle through a ford in the river. The unruly creatures splash water, to the displeasure of a peasant woman, who is also wading through the water. Another woman is mounted on a laden ox. Berchem combined the southern character of...
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