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Title

The sleeping shepherd

1664


Artist

Johann Heinrich Roos

Germany

1631 - 1685


Details


Alternative title

Resting shepherd leaning against pedestal


Date

1664


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Edition

ii of 2 states


Dimensions

33.3 x 25.4 cm platemark; 34.0 x 26.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1937


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6437


Artist information

Johann Heinrich Roos

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 8. no catalogue numbers

Renée Free, Forest and field: from Claude to the Barbizon School, Sydney, 1995, 6. no catalogue numbers