Cows in summer. American. Thomas Bigelow Craig, painter. Living from 1849 to 1924, sometimes he painted sheep, too. Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

The Watering Place. 1891. American. Oil on canvas. Thomas Bigelow Craig, painter (1849-1924). Signed and dated THOS. B. CRAIG 1891 on the lower left. Titled, inscribed, and dated Painted by Nature by THOS. B. CRAIG.1891 on the reverse. Image  © 1999 – 2020 SKINNER, INC,  Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://live.skinnerinc.com/lots/view/4-5ZWQ7Z/thomas-bigelow-craig-american-1849-1924


Cattle on a country road. Undated, by 1924. American. Oil on canvas. Thomas Bigelow Craig, painter (1849-1924). Signed Thos. B. Craig on the lower left. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2022, Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-4559006

Cattle grazing in a river landscape. 1893. American. Oil on canvas. Thomas Bigelow Craig, painter (1849-1924). Signed and dated Thos. B. Craig 1893 on the lower left. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2022, Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-4341488

Cows by American artist William Henry Howe. Living from 1846 to 1929, he won a medal at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893 (The White City).


“Lyme Pastures.” 1920. American. Signed and dated on the lower left. Currently located at the Dallas Museum of Art. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Henry_Howe_-Lyme_Pastures(1920).jpg
 “Monarch of the Farm.” 1891. American. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower left. Collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In the public domain because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Monarch_of_the_Farm_SAAM-1921.1.3_1.jpg

“Made in the Shade.” 1887. American. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower right. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/art/paintings/animal-paintings/william-henry-howe-made-shade/id-a_5104802/