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He that tileth his land shall be satisfied

This painting shows a large farmhouse, barns, paddocks and animals.

  • Notice how your eyes zigzag between the different parts of the picture.
  • Find the neat rows of vegetables growing in the paddock.
  • Count the different types of animals.
  • Spot the three people coming down the path. What are they doing? Draw a picture of where they are going.

Unknown artist He that tileth his land shall be satisfied 1850, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch 1965

At home

Make your own farmyard scene out of recycled boxes and cardboard and add some toy animals or make your own.