High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

The Tale of a Cow
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The Tale of a Cow

(James Tanis) The Low Countries - 1996, № 4, pp. 152-162

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The Dutch cow has come a long way. Though most Americans are apt to think of Rembrandt when they think of Dutch art it is instructive to realise that one of the first Dutch images to serve as a prototype for American artists was the anonymously depicted milch-cow, already well established in paintings and prints of the Low Countries in the sixteenth century.

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