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A Cow Grazing  1663

by Adriaen van de Velde

Adriaen van de Velde habitually ventured out in the countryside to sketch cattle and landscapes for his paintings. Before ever beginning a painting, he made a preliminary compositional sketch, proceeded to chalk studies of the animals and figures, and then completed a finished drawing. [br] Departing from the usual norm of his animal drawings, van de Velde placed this co...
15.6 x 14 cm
Red chalk, black framing lines
Courtesy of The Getty