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Jean Baptiste de Roy (1759-1839)
Jean Baptiste de Roy (1759-1839)

A cowherd and cattle near a waterfall, a peasant family on a haycart and a shepherd crossing a bridge nearby, a town in the distance

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Jean Baptiste de Roy (1759-1839)
A cowherd and cattle near a waterfall, a peasant family on a haycart and a shepherd crossing a bridge nearby, a town in the distance
signed and dated J B De Roy 1798 lower left
oil on panel
76.4 x 109.2 cm
in a 19th century continental gilt composite frame, with running stiff leaf design and scrolling to the cavetto; bead course; running schematised acanthus to the sight edge

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In the footbridge with the haycart and cattle De Roy shows his indebtness to Hubert Robert.

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