Chinese New Year: Year of the Goat / Sheep

Happy Chinese New Year! 2015 is the Year of the Goat/Sheep; can you spot the animals in these works from our permanent collection?

John Haley_sheep

John Haley, Sheep, not dated. Oil on canvas, 20 x 40 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1947

SimondsGooding_sheep

Maria Simonds-Gooding, An t-Oileánach Sheep, 1977. Etching and aquatint on paper, 21 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1979

Robert Gates_Goats

Robert Gates, Goats – Christiansted, not dated. Pencil on paper, 8 1/8 x 10 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1939

james mclaughline_sheep cote

James McLaughlin, Sheep Cote, 1947. Oil on canvas, 28 x 36 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1948

 

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