To my mind, a walk  in the English countryside wouldn't be complete without the sight of a cow or 10 (in this case Jerseys) grazing in the quiet, cautious way they do. I always stop to say hello and to try to coax our bovine friends over for a more detailed chat, a pat of their wide foreheads and to observe them at closer quarters. The observation is always a two way thing though. How curious they are? Especially when they have an old, worn rustic gate to hide behind. I loved the soft white-greys and sienna-ochres here and wanted to use the background sky to capture the deep, warm golden hues redolant of our haystacks and wheat fields.


This is a print taken from the original acrylic painting on canvas.


The print comes mounted at the following sizes (measured to the edge of the mount):


Mini - 29cm x 24cm

Standard - 45cm x 34cm


The price will vary depending upon your preferred choice.

The Gate - Print



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