Herdsman with Sheep and Goats

Philipp Peter Roos, called Rosa da Tivoli (St Goar 1657 – Rome 1706)
National Trust Inventory Number 959496

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1677 - 1706
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 508 x 648 mm (20 x 25 1/2 in)
Place of origin Italy
Collection Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Herdsman with Sheep and Goats by Philipp Peter Roos, called 'Rosa da Tivoli' (St Goar 1657 – Rome 1706). A herdsman stands with sheep in the foreground in the centre and a horned cow on the left. A walled city can be seen on a rocky promontory in the left distance.


Probably one of three landscapes by ‘Rosa de Tively’ (‘the subject of them are groups of cattle and a shepherd’), bought by Charles Winn in 1830, from the dealer, Dr Oxley, at a cost of £25 for all three’; purchased by the National Trust by private treaty sale from Lord St Oswald in 2010

Credit line

Nostell Priory, The St Oswald Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Philipp Peter Roos, called Rosa da Tivoli (St Goar 1657 – Rome 1706), artist
previously catalogued as attributed to Dutch School, artist


Brockwell 1915 Maurice Walter Brockwell, Catalogue of the Pictures and Other Works of Art in the Collection of Lord St Oswald at Nostell Priory, London 1915, 369

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