Rural Scene  1848

by Jørgen Sonne

Carrying themselves like Roman goddesses, but dressed in red and white, the peasant girls walk through a Danish summer landscape. It is evening, the cows have been milked, and the Danish countryside is looking its best. Behind the ripe golden fields the cows rest next to a barrow, and the ocean can be glimpsed in the background. [br] The painting encapsulates the patrioti...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark