This is a typical example of Schweickhardt's work in the manner of Cuyp and Potter. It may be the painting entitled 'Cattle', exhibited by the artist at the Royal Academy in 1794.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1746 - 1797
Full title
Cattle
Date made
1794
Medium and support
Oil on mahogany
Dimensions
46.4 x 61 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Mrs S.F. Hodges, 1852
Inventory number
NG1878
Location in Gallery