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Cows at a watering place

  • Description

    The trees and particularly the sky in this drawing are similar to Xu Bing’s views across fields in his early landscape drawings. This similarity is one of the more direct results of the ultimately French style embodied in the Soviet model of art instruction he received in his early training.

  • Details

    Associated place
    Europe France (possible place of creation)
    Date
    1845 - 1906
    Artist/maker
    Eugène Murer (1845 - 1906) (artist)
    Material and technique
    charcoal and stump with erasures on paper
    Dimensions
    sheet 24.3 x 35.5 cm (height x width)
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    No. of items
    1
    Credit line
    Purchased, 1964.
    Accession no.
    WA1964.9.16
  • Further reading

    Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 28 February-19 May 2013, Xu Bing Landscape/Landscript: Nature as Language in the Art of Xu Bing, Shelagh Vainker, ed. (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 27 on p. 62, pp. 16, 155, illus. p. 62 fig. 27

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    • Western Art Print Room

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