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Die Kuh im Sumpf (The Cow in the Swamp)
  • Carl Wilhelm Kolbe the elder
    1759–1835
    born: Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia (present-day Germany) ; died: Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt-Dessau (present-day Germany)
  • Die Kuh im Sumpf (The Cow in the Swamp), circa 1800–1803
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 296 x 411 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 5/8 x 16 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 431 x 612 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 15/16 x 24 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Anonymous gift of a KU unclassified professional staff member
  • On view: Simons Gallery, 316, W1
  • 2010.0206
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Landscape with a cow. The cow appears in profile standing in a pool of water in the middleground with dense foliage of grasses, nettles, cattails and marsh plants obscuring any view to the background.