Holy Cow! Why Did The Dutch Painters Love Cows?

Every time¬†I look at 17th-century Dutch landscape paintings, I ask myself the same question: WHY DO THEY ALWAYS SHOW COWS? You think it’s a shallow and useless question…? Let me show you there is more substance to it…. A Prosperous Cow Dutch landscape painters’ interest in lifestock, and the prominence given to cattle reflected¬†the Dutch … Continue reading Holy Cow! Why Did The Dutch Painters Love Cows?