A Shepherdess, Paulus Moreelse, 1630

A Shepherdess, Paulus Moreelse, 1630

oil on canvas, h 81.5cm × w 64.5cm. More details

This alluring shepherdess would never have been engaged in the tending of sheep. She inhabits an idealized pastoral paradise called Arcadia. Dutch 17th-century poetry repeatedly sang the praises of this imaginary land. The shepherdesses there were invariably seductive and licentious. Moreelse made many attractive paintings of this subject matter.

On display in room 2.1

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