LHERMITTE, Léon-Augustin
(b. 1844, Mont Saint-Père, Aisne, d. 1925, Paris)

Shepherd and His Flock

Pastel on paper, 56 x 81 cm
Private collection

Lhermitte created beautiful, light-filled works in the Barbizon tradition while reinforcing the dignity of peasant life and the glory of the French rural landscape in the face of encroaching technology.

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