Landscape with Cows, Sheep and Shepherdess by Jean-Étienne Liotard 1761

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Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702-1789)

Detail: livestock, cow, sheep, distaff, shepherdess, woman's clothing

3 thoughts on “Landscape with Cows, Sheep and Shepherdess by Jean-Étienne Liotard 1761”

  • Morgan Gardner May 15, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    Very authentic looking cattle. The shepherdess, not so much.

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  • I love her distaff full of fiber and the fact that the spindle is a small double whorl one. You don't see those often but they did/do exist. Great one to save for this spinner.

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  • my curiosity on the 'distaff', is this not drop spindle spinning? as I learned to do this before I got my spinning wheel. please explain the difference. Thank you~

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