Masterfully painting with cow and sheep in a pasture was executed in 1876 by famous English animalist Thomas Sidney Cooper RA (1803 in Canterbury - 1902 in London), especially known for his depictions of cattle and sheep.
fully artist‘s biography see in the Wikipedia on the following link:
Literature: E. Benezit " Dictionary of painters, sculptors, decorators and etchers"(in French), Paris, 1999; Thieme/Becker, Leipzig,1999, in on-lne: English wikipedia.
Inscription: signed and dated (1)876 lower right, on the back of stretcher- old label in English with the title.
Technique: oil on canvas. Original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 22" x h 17 1/8" (56 x 43,5 cm), framed w 27 3/4" x 22 1/2" (70,5 x 57 cm).
Condition: in very good cleaned condition