Sunday, May 16, 2010

The Painted Cow

Joe's swap find of the week is this painting, about 2 feet by 3 feet in size. Based on her expression, I think the cow didn't like posing for the painting... too much time having to stand still maybe. And I'm a little surprised her tiny legs can hold up all that girth, and that she hasn't toppled forward at least a few times in her life! But she's a fine cow and it's a captivating painting.

The background house amid trees is wonderful, so here is a detail (sorry it is a bit blurry):