Group of cattle in flat meadow, gently sloping land toward; one animal standing to left center, silhouetted against the sky; flock of sheep, dog, and mounted shepherd to right.
Constant Troyon, Cattle Pasture in the Touraine, 1853, oil on canvas, 39 5/16 x 51 5/16 in. (99.9 x 130.3 cm), Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 31-47

Constant Troyon, Cattle Pasture in the Touraine, 1853

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doi: 10.37764/78973.5.534

ArtistConstant Troyon, French, 1810–1865
TitleCattle Pasture in the Touraine
Object Date1853
Alternate and Variant TitlesPrairie; Pasturage in the Touraine; Pâturage de la Touraine, près Château-la-Vallière
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions (Unframed)39 5/16 × 51 5/16 in. (99.9 × 130.3 cm)
SignatureSigned and dated lower left: C. TROYON. 1853.
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 31-47

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