Landscape with goats by Abraham Cornelisz Bega

A park-like landscape at evening; a mass of dark trees, olive green and brown occupies the left half of the canvas.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
63 x 76 cm
Acquired in:
1929
Presented by:
S C Turner through The Art Fund

The trees in the middle distance to the right are lit by the setting sun and there is a man and dog crossing the path of some goats. In the foreground there is a sculptured urn with wild flowers at its foot. This work was originally donated to the National Loan Collections Trust, whose collection has now been placed at Cannon Hall by the Art Fund. One of nine gifts and one bequest to eleven museums by S C Turner through the Art Fund between 1929 and 1949.

Venue details

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, BARNSLEY South Yorkshire S75 4AT 01226 790 270 www.cannon-hall.com

Entry details

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