An early example of this artist's work.
The Shepherd by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, 18241898
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- Black chalk & watercolour
- 33.6 x 21.6 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £47 ( Total: £47)
- Acquired in:
Chavannes was known primarily for his large decorative schemes depicting figures in landscape. Although he is generally regarded as a precursor of Symbolism, he was independent of any contemporary movement, and his works appealed to academic and avant-garde artists alike.
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