Prize Cow Portrait in a Hudson Valley Landscape
American livestock portraits are scarce and this portrait by T.K. Van Zandt is truly extraordinary. The prize cow is painted in a Hudson River landscape setting with a sail boat in the distance. Thomas K. Van Zandt (1814-1886), signed lower left, “Van Zandt”.
~ ITEM DETAILS ~Dimensions: 25" x 30", Period frame, 31 1/2 x 36 1/2
Date / Circa: c.1850
Maker / Origin: Thomas VanZandt, Albany, New York
Medium: Oil on canvas on the original stretcher