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Cow Relieving Itself

A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1635/1683

Artist:

Nicolaes Berchem
Dutch, 1620-1683

About this artwork

Son of the well-known still-life painter Pieter Claesz., Berchem probably went to Italy about 1653/55. He became famous as an Italianate artist specializing in arcadian landscapes. He made about sixty prints, which are notable for the rendering of sunlight.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Nicolaes Berchem

Title

Cow Relieving Itself

Date

1640–1683

Medium

Etching on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

208 × 263 mm (plate)

Credit Line

The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

Reference Number

1920.2006

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