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Paulus Potter, A Group of Horned Cattle with the Pissing Cow

Potter, Paulus (Enkhuizen 1625 – Amsterdam 1654). A Group of Horned Cattle with the Pissing Cow. Three cattle and a sheep besides a mill on the horizon. Etching with rich aquatint by Johann Heinrich Tischbein II (Haina, Hesse, 1742 – Cassel 1808). (1787.) 7⅝ × 10¾ in (19.3 × 27.3 cm).

Nagler, Tischbein, 24. – Plate 1 of the 1827 Tischbein set Nagler 45 as a compilation mounted in points of throughout old till earlier impressions. – Trimmed within the white platemark. With ignorable slight water stains in the upper right. – From the collection of the legendary railway king Dr. Strousberg, Berlin. – Sujet

“ from  the  famous  painting … at  Cassel … (called)  the  Pissing  Cow “,

so Nagler, accountuing it together with the pendant of the Group of Horses of the same picture

to  the  most  exquisite  sheets  by  Tischbein .

The latter, court painter of the Landgrave of Hesse, was inspector of the Cassel gallery, most famous for the splendid collection of Dutch paintings.

Offer no. 14,897 / EUR  240. (c. US$ 277.) + shipping

Also see Johann Heinrich Tischbein’s
Collection of 170 Etchings & Aquatints after Drawings
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