JOHANN BAPTIST HOFNER (GERMAN, 1832-1913), OIL ON CANVAS, C. 1865, H 28 1/2", W 49", "SHEEP"
An oil on canvas titled "Sheep" by listed German artist Johann Baptist Hofner. This piece depicts reclining, huddled sheep in a pastoral landscape; a storm looms in the distance as the sun's remaining light envelops the lamb's body. Signed and dated to the lower right corner. Frame measures H 34" x L 53 1/2". Presented in a contemporary gilt wood frame.