A Trespass of Swine

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Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

Brittany

Artists who have considered the pigs of Brittany in north-west of France.

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Louis Anquetin, France (1861-1932), works include: Etude de cochons (dos, face, profil), Cochon suspendu par les pieds, Cochon : Étude 1. Anquetin was a painter. He was an early adopter of Impressionism. Anquetin schooled and painted with Toulouse-Lautrec, Émile Bernard and Vincent van Gogh. With Emile Bernard, he formulated the principles of Cloisonnism.

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Louis Apol, Dutch, (1850-1936) – Varkens bij een stal (Pigs in a sty). Apol was one of the minor masters of the Hague school.

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Léon Barillot, France, (1844-1929), works include: Truie Normande and Truie Limousine. Barillot was a designer, painter and lithographer. He was well known for his domestic animals and wildlife and also produced excellent landscapes. Barillot also extended his talent to pastels and etchings.

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Émile-Antoine Bayard, France (1837-1891), works include: A Peasant Girl, Brittany. Bayard was a painter, illustrator and draftsman. He worked primarily for magazines, and illustrated current events and also illustrated novels, including Les Misérables and From the Earth to the Moon.

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Charles Joseph Beauverie, France (1839-1923), works include: La foire aux cochons à Poncins. Beauverie was a painter, engraver and illustrator of the Barbizon School. Beauverie was a very talented landscape painter and also illustrated peasant labor, with rural themes such as harvesting, working the land and managing animals.

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Emile Bernard, France, (1868-1941) – seven paintings in which pigs are the subject, inspiration, a significant component of the imagery, a thematic form or a symbol.

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Etienne Prosper Berne-Bellecour (1838-1910), works include: La gardienne de cochon. Berne-Bellecour was a painter, printmaker, and illustrator who is known mostly for his painted works focusing on military subjects.

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Étienne Blanche, France (20th century), works include: Jour de marché à Pont-Croix. Blanche was a French painter.

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Julien Le Blant, French (1851 – 1936), works include: Le marché aux cochons. Le Blant was a painter and illustrator. He is best known for his paintings and illustrations of military subjects and military history and impressionistic scenes of rural life, farming and nature.

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Pierre Bonnard, France, (1867-1947), le Cochon [The Pig], (c. 1904), lithograph from Jules Renard’s 1904 edition of Histoires Naturelles. Bonnard was also a founder of the Les Nabis’ art movement .

A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.